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[Kitsilano Show Boat] Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Item is a postcard showing an image of the Kitsilano Showboat. Caption on back of postcard: "The Kitsilano Showboat has to date completed over 30 years of beach entertainment, sponsored by the Kitsilano Chamber of Commerce. Over a quarter million people attend this amateur show and over 2,500 entertainers volunteer their services each season. From early June to late August, this great little show goes on nearly every evening from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. midst beautiful surroundings. You are cordially invited to attend the Kitsilano Showboat at Kitsilano Beach. Drive south on Burrard Street across the bridge turn right, 4 blocks to free parking. Mon., Wed., Fri. at 8:00 p.m. different show each night."

View from 6th Avenue and Maple Street

Item is a photograph showing the view from 6th Avenue and Maple Street. Annotation on verso: "Taken from 6th Avenue and Maple Street, C.P.R. tracks in front, Kitsilano Beach is about 8 blocks from this point. False Creek east of the right side of picture. English Bay district across from Kitsilano."

Vancouver, May 11/52

Item is a photograph of English Bay and the west side of Downtown Vancouver, looking northeast from somewhere along the south shore of English Bay. The view includes the Hotel Vancouver at the far right, and the beginning of Stanley Park on the far left.

Kitsilano Beach pool, diving tower and pier

Item is a photograph of families using the outdoor swimming pool at Kitsilano Beach. The photograph is taken from near the southwest end of the pool, looking northeast. A diving tower and pier into the pool can be seen, and beyond the pool, across English Bay, Kitsilano Beach and the bathhouse is visible, with Hotel Vancouver and the Vancouver Block clock tower visible in the far background.

Kitsilano Beach pool, east end with crowds

Item is a photograph of families using the outdoor swimming pool at Kitsilano Beach. The photograph is taken from near the southwest end of the pool, looking east. The showboat stage and a pier into the pool can be seen, and beyond the pool Kitsilano Beach and the bathhouse is visible, with Hotel Vancouver, the Vancouver Block clock tower, and the Burrard Street Bridge visible in the far background.

Kitsilano Beach pool, from west end

Item is a photograph of families using the outdoor swimming pool at Kitsilano Beach. The photograph is taken from near the southwest end of the pool, looking east. The showboat stage, diving platform, and a pier into the pool can be seen, and beyond the pool Kitsilano Beach and the bathhouse is visible.

Kitsilano Beach pool, diving tower

Item is a photograph of families using the outdoor swimming pool at Kitsilano Beach. The photograph is taken from the pathway above the pool to the south, looking north down into the pool area. The showboat stage and diving platform are visible, and beyond the pool English Bay and Stanley Park can be seen.

Kitsilano Beach pool, showboat stage

Item is a photograph of the showboat stage at the outdoor swimming pool at Kitsilano Beach. The photograph is taken from a position above the pool to the south, looking north down into the pool area. The diving platform and people using the pool are also visible, and beyond the pool English Bay and Stanley Park can be seen.

Vancouver Jubilee

Item is a promotional film showing the Diamond Jubilee celebration events, a brief history of Vancouver and concludes with footage of Vancouver after 1945. The film shows historical photographs of Vancouver and focuses on various aspects of development in Vancouver including industry, media, communications, transportation, power plants, city planning, city governance, tourism and architecture.

The film was commissioned by the Vancouver Jubilee Publicity Committee and later sponsored by the British Columbia Electric Company Ltd.

Individuals involved in the creation of the film include: John Young (Director of Photography), L.E. Weekes (Cameraman), Maureen Balfe (Editor), Gordon Inglis and Margaret Jestley (Narrators), C. Fredenburgh (Lighting), L.M. Parry (Producer), William D. Dix (Director)

This film is a re-print made by the Vancouver Museum in the late 1970's for a program called "Vancouver's Heritage in Film".

Trans-Canada Films

Kits Day [VPD Police dog show and VW over Lions Gate]

Item is a film showing groups of people sitting and walking in a park or green space [probably at Kits Day], a police demonstration with German Shepherds in a park in a residential area, the view from inside a vehicle going over the Lion's Gate Bridge, a view of the bridge and the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal from the vehicle and views from aboard the ferry.

Erin [birthday party]

Item is a film showing the birthday party of [Erin, the baby] at a house, parents drinking champagne, guests arriving, kids arriving with birthday presents, guest eating in yard. House is possible located on Alma Street [street sign]. Post it note on film box with the address "2160 Trutch Street" written on it.

Seens [scenes] of Van[couver], Capilano, Stanley Park

Item is a film showing various scenes around Vancouver. The first half of this film documents a Gray Line Tours bus trip through Vancouver and second half contains scenes showing landmarks of Vancouver and surrounding areas. Film contains footage showing: Empress of Japan Figurehead in Stanley Park, U.B.C., Chinatown, Hotel Georgia, Lion's Gate Bridge, Court House, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Capilano Golf and Country Club, Prospect Point, Stanley Park, views of downtown and North Shore Mountains from Little Mountain, City Hall, sailboats in Burrard Inlet, and Swimmers at Kits Beach.

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