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A city celebrates
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Presented by the Vancouver International Festival. Produced by Brig. A.G.L. Maclean, CBE. Commentator: Brigadier Maclean.
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1 film reel (7 min., 48 sec.) : col., sd. ; 35mm
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Item consists of a motion picture film depicting highlights of the Military Searchlight Tattoo at Empire Stadium as a part of the Vancouver International Festival marking the city's 75th anniversary. The film also includes scenes of the SS Canberra entering the harbour, aerial views of the city, members of the New York Ballet Company playing on the beach, soldiers on a trampoline, and scenes of fishing in a river.
The tattoo itself includes bugle calls, military marching bands from around Canada and the UK, pipe bands, Scottish dancing, and a Royal Air Force gymnastic exhibition. The finale of the tattoo involved all 1066 performers on the field of Empire Stadium.
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Print very strongly faded to red, very little colour remains.
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