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Shriners Parade '51

Item is a home movie depicting a Shriner parade. The camera person stands in the crowd while Shriner men march past in regiments and bands or ride on car floats. Hastings Street and the Patricia Hotel are identifiable.

Poon Curious - Spring Time Bathing Beauty - Easter Lilies

Item is a film is of a young woman holding two Chinese dolls, followed by long shots of decorative porcelain figurines in a house. Next, Marilyn Norgaard models with daffodils for a photographer. Two cards with a photograph of Norgaard read "...

Granville Bridge [sound version]

Item consists of a motion picture film developed for the Engineering Department of the City of Vancouver detailing the construction of the new Granville Street Bridge over False Creek. The film makes use of stock footage, original footage, and a v...

Lew Parry Film Productions

Shriners parade

Item is an amateur film documenting shriners parade moving southbound on Granville Street. Buildings include Cunningham Drugs, Purdy's, and the Paradise Theatre.

Hunting

Item is an amateur film documenting a group, including Victor Vance Spencer and his wife, Peggy, shooting skeet, hunting birds, and fishing. Film also documents a cattle drive and pigs.

Ernie and Eva's Wedding

Item is a home movie of a wedding. A bride and groom speak in front of what appear to be wedding presents. They are filmed leaving the house with the family while someone sets off fireworks before they all drive to the ceremony. Part of the ceremo...

Peter and Ann Wedding 1952

Item is a family film shot between 1952 and 1953. Footage includes the wedding party and guests of Ann and Peter Cherniavsky arriving and mingling outside of the church, Peter and Ann Cherniavsky picnicking and site seeing, and baby portraits bein...

Grandview Greenhouses

Item is a film which documents the Keefer Florist storefront and greenhouses. A gardener is filmed packaging plants and two women are filmed placing flowers on graves at Oceanview Cemetery (Burnaby). It appears to be an advertisement.

Alaska

Item is an amateur film documenting Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer's vacation in Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Film documents mountains, Sam McGee's Cabin in Whitehorse, Y.T. and the Watson Lake Hotel and Watson Lake Signpost Forest i...

Peggy + baby + house + garden

Item is an amateur film documenting 2995 Roseberry Ave, West Vancouver, the home and garden of Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer. Film documents a baby, likely Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer's daughter Janice Elvin, born 10 March 1952.

Mother and child - early 1950s

Item is a home movie of two women holding a baby and opening gifts with baby clothes. Then the baby is shown as a toddler crawling around a carpet and playing with toys. Later the woman and child pose to be photographed in front of a Christmas tre...

Old Vancouver 1948

Item is a home movie which documents Stanley Park and the outer harbour of Vancouver. It pictures pedestrians in Stanley Park and on the sea wall, and various animal exhibits in the Stanley Park Zoo in early spring, and includes pan views of the l...

On the spot zoo story

Item is a documentary film documenting the Stanley Park Zoo. The film contains footage of various animals at the zoo including Nanook the polar bear, penguins, Oscar the baby seal living with the penguins, seals, sea lions, monkeys, peacocks, pig...

Keefer Florist Co. Under Construction

Item is a home movie which documents the renovation of Keefer Florist Company building at 215 Keefer Street. It pictures the placement of the beams and walls, the cement flooring and ceiling, and the installation of window and lighting, followed b...

P.N.E. Grounds - Stanley Park - Picnic Party

Item is a film containing footage of the PNE grounds including rides, concession, and shows. Film also contains scenes of Stanley Park, Prospect Point, the Lions Gate Bridge and picnic scenes with family. Individuals in the film include: Mr. and M...

Easter at Ozama

Item is a family film shot between 1953 and 1954. Footage was mostly shot at Ozama in the Dominican Republic and includes many shots of Alix Cherniavsky as a baby with her parents Peter and Ann Cherniavsky. Also shown are Ozama locals singing and ...

F. H. Harrison

Item is an amateur film which captures leisurely family time, including family members lounging and talking on boats and the shore; youths paddling small boats; a sunset over the water; a young woman talking in a garden; and a youth holding a dog.

The New Granville Bridge, reel 1

Item is a documentary film documenting the old Granville Street Bridge, its demolition, and the site of the new bridge. Film documents all stages of construction from 1950 to 1954 to the completion and opening ceremonies of the new bridge. Film al...

The New Granville Bridge, reel 2

Item is a documentary film documenting the old Granville Street Bridge, its demolition, and the site of the new bridge. Film documents all stages of construction from 1950 to 1954 to the completion and opening ceremonies of the new bridge. Film ...

The New Granville Bridge, reel 3

Item is a documentary film documenting the old Granville Street Bridge, its demolition, and the site of the new bridge. Film documents all stages of construction from 1950 to 1954 to the completion and opening ceremonies of the new bridge. Film ...

Grey Cup parade [1955]

Item is an amateur film documenting the Grey Cup parade in 1955. Film documents the RCMP marching band and floats from Eaton's, Canadian Pacific Airlines, Marilyn Bell, and various "Miss" representatives for the football teams.

Kamloops

Item is an amateur film from Douglas Scott's time living in Kamloops, British Columbia, which captures men and women picking apples in an orchard; shots of tractors and trucks; workers taking a break and laughing; panning shots over heaping b...

Grey Cup parades

Item is film containing footage of the Grey Cup parades in 1955 and 1958 on Hastings Street. Film shows parade floats, automobiles, Shriners, Miss Grey Cup winners, CFL floats, marching bands, RCMP and cheerleaders.

Beverly - Engagement Party and Wedding

Item is a home movie of an engagement party and wedding. The film begins with people arriving at the engagement party and Chinese tea ceremony. The bride is filmed in her house and driving with her family to the church. The ceremony is filmed from...

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