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Item : MI-125 - Air Pageant [and] Diamond Drilling

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Air Pageant [and] Diamond Drilling

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  • Source of title proper: Title transcribed from film case.

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AM980-: MI-125

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  • 1932-[1939] (Creation)
    Stock date on film is 1932 and 1939. Majority of content of film appears to date from 1932.

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Physical description

1 film reel (8 min., 38 sec.; 71.16 m) : acetate, original, reversal (Kodak), b&w, silent; 16 mm

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Film acquired prior to 1988 by the Kerrisdale Historical Society, but it is not known from whom the film was obtained.

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Item is a reel of ten amateur films by an unknown creator spliced together. It contains footage with sub-titles of the Kamloops Air Pageant of July 13, 1932, including footage of a Lockheed Vega plane taking off and landing, a man parachuting from a plane, as well as views of the crowd watching the event. Also included on the reel is footage of people cutting down Christmas trees and loading them on to their car, dogs playing in the snow, a man hunting with dogs, women swimming in a lake, men diamond drilling, and brief footage of a train travelling through what appears to be the Fraser Canyon.

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Film donated by Joyce Diggins on behalf of the Kerrisdale Historical Society.


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Available as a digital file

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Original film is not available for viewing.

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This film appears to have been created by the same creator as MI-124 and may include some of the same individuals.

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Weak splices repaired. New head and tail leader have been added. Film has been wound onto a core and stored in a polypropylene container.

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  • Freezer: F14-B-40
  • Box: 708-B-04
  • Box: 726-B-04