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Chinatown Parade 1960
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- Although the title on the original box for this film indicates that it is the 1960 parade, the postal date on the box is 1958. Film stock date is 1957.
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1 film reel (3 min., 51 sec. ; 32 m) : acetate, original, reversal, col., si. ; 16 mm
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Item is an amateur film of the Chinatown Parade, likely taken in 1960. The film includes views of Pender Street and spectators lined up along the parade route, and cars and groups participating in the parade, possibly including Miss Chinatown and pageant runner-ups.
Ferrotyping is consistent throughout the entire reel. Mild warping.
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The image is very dark in some areas of the film.
Film speed is undetermined. It is an amateur silent film from 1960, and it could have been filmed at a speed slower than 24 fps.
New double perforated leader tape has been spliced to head and tail.
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