Newsreel entitled "Maple Leafs Beat Visiting Orioles in Diamond Opener." Footage is from opening day 1937 in the double-A International League, then one of the top minor leagues in North American baseball. View of packed stands at Maple Leaf Stadium in Toronto. British flag raised before the start of game. (Canada was then technically a self-governing dominion of Great Britain.) Players put caps back on after national anthems. Teams run off the field. William Donald Ross, a Canadian politician who was co-owner of the Maple Leafs, throws a baseball. Orioles player hits a single. Maple Leafs player hits a single. More shots of the crowd
Tent caterpillars ravage farms and forest land in Ontario, Canada. The caterpillars invade forest land, roads, walls of summer cottages and houses. A man removes caterpillars.
The Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets holds a parade in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Members of the Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets march in colorful costumes. Soldiers march. A Scottish band plays at the parade. Band members dressed in colorful costumes march at the parade. A man rides a motorbike.
Opening day of the 1937 season in the double-A International League, then one of the top minor leagues in North American baseball. Newsreel titled "Maple Leafs Beat Visiting Orioles in Diamond Opener." Shot of packed stands at Toronto's Maple Leaf Stadium. British Union Jack hoisted on flagpole before start of game. Players, crowd stand for national anthems. Players run off the field. Maple Leafs co-owner William Donald Ross throws a baseball. Orioles player hits a single. Maple Leafs player hits a single. More crowd shots.
'Silver mining in Ontario ' about mining operations in silver mines in Ontario, Canada. Silver mines in Northern Ontario, Canada. Miners line up as they enter a lift that takes them 400 feet underground to a mine. A man at a throttle as he pulls it. Miners conduct drilling in the underground mine. A miner drills into the roof of the mine. Rocks being blasted with an explosive. Pieces of rock after the blast. A worker with a mine helmet with a torch in front. A miner drills into the rocks to extract silver. Timber being used to support broken ores after the blast. Ore being drawn out by a man as he empties it out in a container car. Men push around the cars. An electric engine pulls the cars to a central station.
Twenty tons of dynamite blast in a terrific blast at Havelock in Ontario. Explosions in the mountains. Smoke rises up due to explosion. Several men at the site watch the explosion. A man climbs a broken rock. Broken railroad tracks seen