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Item : MI-226 - Alaskan Scenery and the Chinese Exhibit at Vancouver's Golden Jubilee

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Alaskan Scenery and the Chinese Exhibit at Vancouver's Golden Jubilee

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the film.

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AM1487-: MI-226

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  • [1936] (Creation)
    Vancouver's Golden Jubilee was in 1936 so it is assumed that the film was recorded in 1936 but the film stock date code places it in either 1919 or 1939.

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1 film reel (3 min., 18 sec.; 26.97 m): acetate, [original?], reversal (Kodak Safety Film), colour/b&w, silent, 16 mm.

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Item is a moving image/film documenting a Chinese performance at Vancouver's Golden Jubilee celebration that includes a theatrical stage show, a trapeze artist, and moving images of the Chinese Arch erected at Pender Street near Carrall Street. There are also images of an unknown beach. This section is preceded by the title frame: Chinese Exhibit Golden Jubilee at Vancouver, B.C.. Film also includes footage taken from a passanger ship moving up the Alaskan coast. The stops are separated by the title frames: Ketchikan, Alaska; Castle Rock; and Peril Straits.

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Running time is calculated at 18 frames per second (standard for silent film). Includes narrative captions.

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Available as a digital file

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Original film is not available for viewing.

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Master copy formerly located at 726-B-06.


  • Splices have been replaced.
  • New head and tail leader have been added.
  • Film has been wound onto core.
  • Film has been stored in polypropylene container.

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  • Box: F09-E-23
  • Box: 708-B-06
  • Box: 726-B-02