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Item : MI-127 - Boost for Kerrisdale Arena : a success story, Part 1

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Boost for Kerrisdale Arena : a success story, Part 1

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Record Pictures

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AM980-: MI-127

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  • 1949 (Creation)
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1 film reel (13 min., 48 sec.; 53.4 m) : acetate, black and white reversal, b&w, silent; 16mm

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Item is a promotional film documenting the erection of the Kerrisdale Arena. Shows a Scottish pipe band, Mayor C.E. Thompson turning the first sod, the site for the arena before construction, the building during construction, the architect Maurice Helyer inspecting, and W.J. Sass, construction superintendent, and Victor Bratt, steel direction foreman, talking. Produced by Record Pictures, Photography by L.P. Harrison.

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  • Freezer: F09-D-18
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