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
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.
Aircraft avoids accident during landing on airfield in Toronto,Ontario. Aircraft taxis on the airfield. Trees in the background. Aircraft hits a mud hole during landing and avoids accident. Pilot Dick Merrill and his trans Atlantic companion Jack Lambie disembark aircraft. Men greet them. They pose.
A marathon swim championship held by the Canadian National Exposition in Toronto, Ontario,
Canada. Participants jump into water to start the championship. Margret Ravior of Philadelphia wins the world's 10 mile swimming classic for the third time. Spectators cheer during the competition. Mrs. Evelyn Armstong of Detroit wins the second place. May Looney of Warren is third and Dorothy Nalevaiko of Glen Cove comes in the fourth position. Margret Ravior seated after the championship.
The King's Plate turf classic held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. People gather in a large number on the ground. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom arrive to watch the championship. Dignitaries arrive in a royal carriage. A large crowd greets them. The King and the Queen seated in the grandstands. The race starts. Jockeys riding their horses on the race track. People watching the race. The winner is awarded by dignitaries. The King and the Queen seated in the royal carriage. After the event they leave the area.