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Title and statement of responsibility area
Vancouver By Night
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- Moving images
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Produced by Dominion Films.
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Physical description area
1 film reel (2min., 49sec.; 31.6m) : acetate, original, reversal, work print, col., si.; 16 mm
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Scope and content
Item is a documentary film documenting downtown Vancouver at night and is mostly made up of footage of neon and illuminated electric signs on Granville Street and in Chinatown. The film documents Granville Street at night, with crowds on the sidewalks and many illuminated electric signs visible, including those of the Orpheum, Vogue, and Odeon theatres. Also included is footage of a lighted fountain, the Hudson's Bay Company Building, and traffic signals. The film also documents the neon signs of a numerous restaurants and businesses in Chinatown, including the Marco Polo Restaurant, Ho Ho Chop Suey, the South Seas, Cathay Importers Company Limited, Ho Inn Chop Suey, Ming's, Asia Garden, and Loon Foon Kwok restaurant.
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Immediate source of acquisition
Transferred from UBC Rare Books and Special Collections on January 21, 2010.
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Also available as DVD, MPEG2 file, Digital Betacam
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Original film is not available for viewing.
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UBC Rare Books and Special Collections' accession number was M01-19.
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