- AM1572-S6-: 2010-119.65-: 2010-119.65.2
Part of Richard Dopson fonds
Item part is part 2 (of 2) of a videocassette containing recordings of Gay Pride parades in Vancouver (B.C.). The first half of this part is footage of the 1987 Gay Pride parade. The recording of the parade begins with people and parade floats gathered in a parking lot in Stanley Park, and the camera operator captures shots of some of the parade entries and speaks with participants before the parade commences. The parade then begins, exiting Stanley Park and travelling along Beach Ave.; the camera operator travels along with one of the floats. The second half of this part is recorded footage of the 1985 Gay Pride parade. The recording captures people and floats assembling and preparing in Nelson Park prior to the parade commencing, followed by footage of the parade after it begins near the intersection of Comox St. and Bute St.. The camera operator then captures scenes of the parade along Beach Ave. near Nicola St.. The footage concludes with a potato sack race and people socializing in what appears to be Stanley Park.