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William Lyon Mackenzie: A Friend to His Country

William Lyon Mackenzie: A Friend to His Country

| 28 min

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.

  • director
    Julian Biggs
  • producer
    Julian Biggs
  • cast
    Douglas Rain
    Kate Reid
    Henry Ramer
    Grace McNair
    Charles Palmer
    Ed McGibbon
    Anthony Tremblay
    Georges Toupin
    Chris Wiggins
    Tom Kneebone
    John Raskin
    Basil Fitzgibbon
    Roger Marshall
    Eugène Jousse
    Eric Matheson
  • history advisor
    Maurice Careless
    Guy Frégault
  • photography
    John Gunn
  • script
    Joseph Schull
  • sound
    Leo O'Donnell
    George Croll
  • art director
    Earl Preston
  • production manager
    Robert Baylis
  • assistant director
    Stuart Baker
  • sound editor
    Sidney Pearson
  • sound mix
    George Croll
  • music editor
    Joan Edward
  • wardrobe
    Philippa Wingfield
  • makeup
    Robert Rybka
  • continuity
    Yolande Stewart
  • assistant designer
    Michael Devine
  • executive producer
    Guy Glover



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