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Item : MI-126 - First Skating Carnival

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First Skating Carnival

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  • Moving images

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  • Source of title proper: Title transcribed from film case.

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AM980-: MI-126

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  • [ca. 1955] (Creation)
    Stock date on film is 1955 and 1954 (two sections at tail of film).

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Physical description

1 film reel (16 mins., 38 sec.; 60.88 m) : acetate, original, reversal (Kodachrome A), b&w and col., silent; 8 mm

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Custodial history

Film acquired prior to 1988 by the Kerrisdale Historical Society, but it is not known from whom the film was obtained.

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Item is footage documenting a skating carnival, likely put on by the Kerrisdale Figure Skating Club at the Kerrisdale Arena. Footage consists of costumed children and young adults performing on skates in groups, pairs and singles.

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Immediate source of acquisition

Film donated by Joyce Diggins on behalf of Kerrisdale Historical Society.


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Available as a digital file

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Original film is not available for viewing.

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Weak splices repaired. New head and tail leader added. Film has been wound onto a core and stored in a polypropylene container.

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Public domain

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  • Freezer: F09-D-18
  • Box: 708-B-04
  • Box: 726-B-04