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Item : MI-190 - 1953 Edition of "Stars on Ice" featuring Sonja Henie

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1953 Edition of "Stars on Ice" featuring Sonja Henie

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Photographed and Edited by Norm Pelkey

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AM1487-: MI-190

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  • 1953 (Creation)

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1 film reel (32 min., 32 sec.; 237 m): acetate, original, positive, colour, silent, 16 fps; 16 mm

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Item is an amateur film documenting the Vancouver Skating Club's 1953 production of "Stars on Ice" featuring Sonja Henie. Other featured skaters include: Elaine Dawson, Diane Henderson, Jeanne and Thornton Opie, Jocelyn and Rothero Thacker, Audrey and Bill Corson, Jan Tors, Bill Lewis, Arlene McFarlane, Irene Turtle, Bill Corson, Marshall Beard, Loyette Shatilla, Gladys and Victor Hartley, Edy Rada, and Lorrie Perkins. Images also include a 150-pound cake presented by the VSC to Sonja Henie for her birthday.

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Collected by Earle Dunsmuir and donated by Carole Lamberton in 2008.


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Available as a digital file

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Original film not available

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PAM 1953-42

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Film has a magnetic soundtrack stripe but that has not been used to record sound.

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Master copy formerly located at 726-B-06.


A "Notice to Projectionists" warning projectionists to only run this film on sound machines was originally taped to the inside of the film canister. The notice was removed from the canister and has been placed in the case file.

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  • Box: F18-E-27
  • Box: 708-B-06
  • Box: 726-B-01