Title and statement of responsibility area
Big Saw - Opening [Preparations]
General material designation
- Moving images
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
Nick [Nicholas Foxcroft]
- Statements of responsibility: Full name provided by Cliff Vincenzi at the time of donation.
- Source of title proper: Title taken from film box and contents of the film.
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
[July 5, 1975] (Creation)
- Date of creation based on symposium calendar of events.
Physical description area
1 film reel (2min., 31sec.; 10.355m) : acetate, Kodachrome, colour, silent; S8mm.
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Scope and content
Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of opening day set up, stones being worked on with hand and electric tools and a diamond saw, the Rubin Landers' Jazz Group playing on an earthen mound, and crowds viewing the artists at work. Artists believed to be featured include Wolfgang Kubach, Maria Kubach-Wilmsen, Michael Prentice.
Condition report on file.
Running time is calculated at 18 frames per second (standard for silent film). No narrative captions.
Immediate source of acquisition
Collected by Cliff Vincenzi. Donated in 2008 by Alexander Schick.
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Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Available as a digital file
Restrictions on access
Original film is not available for viewing.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Master copy formerly located at 726-B-06.
Sculpter's Society film #22 handwritten on film box.