Item : MI-197 - [Fire Hall No. 1] Building Demolition

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[Fire Hall No. 1] Building Demolition

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  • Source of title proper: Title taken from film box and based on contents of the film.

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AM959-S13-: MI-197

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  • [July 1975] (Creation)
    Date of creation based on date Fire Hall No. 1 was demolished.

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Physical description

1 film reel (2min., 32sec.; 10.424m): acetate, Kodachrome, colour, silent; S8mm.

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Item is an amateur film that begins with a shot of a film box with the number 1 written on it in a circle and continues with footage of a crane and wrecking ball demolishing Fire Hall No. 1 (729 Hamilton Street). Film also shows the General Post Office building, part of the Dominion Building, and street banners.

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Running time is calculated at 18 frames per second (standard for silent film). No narrative captions.

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Collected by Cliff Vincenzi. Donated in 2008 by Alexander Schick.


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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.

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Sculpter's Society film #6 handwritten on film box. Handwritten in red ink is the number 1 in a circle.

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  • Box: F09-D-37
  • Box: 708-B-06
  • Box: 726-B-01