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Stanley Park - Winter Skate - New Immigrant Arrived Airport

Item is a home movie which pictures Lions Gate Bridge from the Stanley Park side, the view from Coal Harbour, and outdoor skating and tennis in Lost Lagoon and/or Beaver Lake in the wintertime. The second half features immigrants disembarking at Vancouver airport, exiting United Air Lines' customs and immigrations and taking photographs. Lew Parry's Steet Metal Worker's Local 280 float sculpture is briefly filmed.

Segment titles as indicated on the original film leader are: Stanley Park + Harbour; Winter Skates; Harry; Nov Mel + Party; New Immigrant Arrives in Van. airport; Jean Chin Poy Lin; Mrs Chin Hong + Mrs. Chiu; Nen + Bing Chin; Go See Yow and Poon's Goddaughter.

L[as] V[egas] and Air Travel to Van. Airport - Sept, 1973 and UBC Japanese Garden

Item is a film showing travel to the Las Vegas strip including hotels, casinos and desert. Film also contains air travel footage showing airport security, flight attendants serving beverages and aerial views of the US and San Francisco. Towards the end of the film, there is footage of the Vancouver Airport from the plane, and the arrivals terminal. The film ends with footage of the UBC Japanese Garden (Nitobe?) and parking lot.

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

Toni Sinclair eating Welsh rarebit at Vancouver International Airport

Item is a photograph of Toni Sinclair eating Welsh rarebit upon her arrival at Vancouver International Airport. Caption from Vancouver Express: "One rabbit for Easter: Burnaby actress Toni Sinclair, who caused a mild furor in Britain last fall by saying -- on BBC -- that the only good Welsh Rarebit was to be had in Vancouver's Georgia Hotel, gets her just dessert at Vancouver International Airport on her arrival back home. Serving is Berndt Meikle of the Cavalier Grill."

View of airport showing loading bays

Item is a photograph showing airport loading bays. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Parking is at a premium at the airport, even for the planes. Large volume is making loading bays scarce."

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