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Series S10 - Films

[Why girls leave home Part] No. 3 [Greencroft] Harem Party [Why girls leave home] Part 2 [Greencroft] Harem [Party] Bathing Party - Shooting Sask[atchewan?] Oct/26 Buccaneer Bay & Ranch - May 2/34 Buccaneer Bay Ven[cedor?] Farm - (Colored) Summer 1935 - Chickens & Ducks at farm Governor General his excellency the Right Honourable the Earl of Bessborough, PC, GCMG, and her e... Greencroft - Badminton '28 Minnekhada Ranch Mr. Patton at Golf - Shaughnessy - not much good - missed the putt Mrs. Hamber - Golf - Del Monte Naval cadet party & Ming Polo Game for BC Challenge Trophy, June 20, 1928 Polo June/27 - Douglas Lake vs. Vancouver Sailing Races and Cowichan Pictures - Sept. 1 - 2 - 3rd Taken '/38 by Webber boat scenes (Vencedor) 12 Riders at ranch Tennis - 1926 Tennis - Greencroft Vencedor at Bellingham, July 10/31 Minnekhada Ranch Why Girls Leave Home (Part I)  Greencroft Harem Party Willingdon - party on Vencedor English Bay Yacht Races & Cruise Buccaneer Bay  - May 24/34

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  • 1926-1938 (Creation)
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23 film reels

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Series consists of 21 amateur films and 2 newsreels documenting Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber engaging in various social activities, such as yachting, sailboat racing, horseback riding, bathing, hunting, playing polo, golf, badminton and tennis; and attending social events, such as private parties, a naval cadet party and an official visit to the Britannia Mines. The film also shows footage of guests of the Hamber family, as well as images of their residence at 3838 Cypress Street (Greencroft House), their ranch in Coquitlam (Minnekhada Ranch), and their yacht Vencedor.

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Films in this series have been assigned catalogue numbers in the range of MI-131 to MI-153.

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Available in MPEG2 files.

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Originals not available for viewing. Please refer to films MI-131 to MI-153 available on the Archives' website.

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Formerly numbered BC Archives F1989:05/001-F1989:05/023

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