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William Lyon Mackenzie: A Friend to His Country (1961)

| Short, Drama, History
This documentary short is a portrait of Scottish-born journalist, politician, and rebellion leader William Lyon McKenzie. The first mayor of Toronto, he was an important leader during the ... See full summary »

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... William Lyon Mackenzie
... Isabel Mackenzie
... Francis Hincks
Grace McNair ... Margaret Mackenzie?
... John Mackintosh
Ed McGibbon ... Samuel Lount
Anthony Tremblay
Chris Wiggins ... Jeweller?
Tom Kneebone ... Jailer
John Raskin
Basil Fitzgibbon
Roger Marshall ... Election Official
Eugène Jousse
Eric Matheson
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This documentary short is a portrait of Scottish-born journalist, politician, and rebellion leader William Lyon McKenzie. The first mayor of Toronto, he was an important leader during the 1837 Upper Canada Rebellion. This film portrays his election, his later defeat, his exile, and his fight for responsible government.

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William Lyon Mackenzie - L'ami de son pays  »

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