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Everest original Betacam tape 9

Item is raw footage for the documentary "Everest - Climb for Hope." Ernie [Erwin] Sniedzins and other members of the team, and sponsors give presentations/speeches about the "Everest - Climb for Hope" project for media, several Everest - Climb for Hope team members, and others, are in the audience. Shots of team members at the airport with their passports, saying goodbye, and boarding the airplane. Shots of the airport and airplanes taking off. No audio until 09:48.

Everest; original Betacam tape 4

Item is raw footage for the documentary "Everest - Climb for Hope." Includes additional footage of the fundraising dinner event with speeches and the audience. Along with a few others Dr. Peter Austen, a Climb for Hope team member, speaks to the crowd.

Snowbirds - TV special - Moose Jaw - 20th reunion

Item is original camera tape footage taken for the one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's aerobatic team, the Snowbirds. Includes footage of the conclusion for O.B. Philp's [affectionately known as Obie] speech at the 20th anniversary Snowbirds reunion banquet in Moose Jaw, S.K. in 1990, some shots of the audience listening and reacting to the speech. O.B. Philp then presents a poem about the Snowbirds, which is read by Major Dan Dempsey. Bill Johnson joins O.B. Philp at the podium and they present a copy of their book about the Snowbirds to Major Dan Dempsey, then Dempsey presents O.B. Philps with a stained glass piece. Footage continues with an interview with outgoing Snowbirds Team Lead Major Dan Dempsey.

Snowbirds - TV special - Moose Jaw - 20th reunion

Item is original camera tape footage taken for the one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's aerobatic team, the Snowbirds. Includes footage of O.B. Philp giving his speech at the 20th anniversary Snowbirds reunion banquet in Moose Jaw, S.K. in 1990, some shots of the audience listening and reacting to the speech.

Snowbirds - TV special - Moose Jaw - 20th reunion

Item is original camera tape footage taken for the one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's aerobatic team, the Snowbirds. Includes an interview with Snowbirds Team Lead Stephan, an interview Dennis [?] and another Snowbirds team member in 1981-1982 and Team Lead from 1987-1988, an interview with a pilot [Bill] who is a fan of the Snowbirds but not a member of the Snowbirds, he talks about the skill of the Snowbirds pilots and comments on how other pilots view the skill displayed in the Snowbirds' show, ends with banquet scenes from the 20th anniversary celebration of the Snowbirds in Moose Jaw, S.K., including speeches, presentations and the audience clapping and listening.

Stadium

Film is the release print of "Stadium" featuring construction of BC Place Stadium with time lapse of inflating roof. Also contains a panning shot of the city of Vancouver, and shots of construction in progress before the roof was ready to go up, workers working, an aerial view of the building without a roof, the crowd and dignitaries inside awaiting and watching the inflation of the roof. Musical soundtrack.

Barossa Day dinner, toast at head table

Item is a photograph of an unidentified man at the head table making a toast at the annual Barossa Day full dress dinner held at the Vancouver Hotel by the Irish Fusiliers of Canada, Vancouver Regiment. The Hon. Frank Ross, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia is visible at far left.

Chief Justice Sherwood Lett, reading a citation to Field Marshal Montgomery

Item is a photograph of University of British Columbia Chancellor Sherwood Lett (left) reading a citation to Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (right) with U.B.C. president Norman MacKenzie (centre) looking on. The photograph was taken at the occasion of a special University of British Columbia spring congregation at which Field Marshal Montgomery was awarded a degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa).

Vancouver Board of Trade Dinner, Sherwood Lett and R. G. Miller at podium

Item is a photograph of speakers at a table podium at the Vancouver Board of Trade dinner. Individuals in this photograph (from left to right) are: Chief Justice Sherwood Lett, Vancouver Board of Trade President R. G. Miller, past Vancouver Board of Trade president Archie H. Cator, and His Worship Mayor Albert Thomas Alsbury.

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