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One hundred years: 1890-1990: BC Sugar

Item contains a compendium of several promotional and celebratory videos produced for and about BC Sugar by Northwest Productions and West Two Productions. The first, One hundred years: 1890-1990: BC Sugar (00:00-16:45) is an overview and celebration of one hundred years of BC Sugar operations. The video details the company's investments in the chemical industry and natural gas. Includes interviews with BC Sugar staff including Peter Cherniavsky and Bill Brown and a clip of Martin Rogers talking to school children. Features pans of several still images and sugar production and packaging machinery in operation.

The second, BC Sugar "Financial 1990," (18:07-34:02), highlights the financial successes of BC Sugar over its first one hundred years. It uses some of the same footage as One hundred years: 1890-1990: BC Sugar. Video includes footage of Rick Sales interviewing Peter Cherniavsky and Bill Brown. Video was researched and written by R and S Investment management Ltd. and produced by West Two Productions. The third short video, BC Sugar "Museum" (35:08-53:09) details the process of both sugar cane and beet sugar refining along with the history of BC Sugar.

Highlights of 1938

Item is a videocassette transfer copy of a 1938 amateur motion picture film depicting a year retrospective for 1938 for the Adam family. The film depicts the family's new house (5689 Angus Drive, W. 40th Ave); travelled on the RMS Queen Mary from New York City to Southampton, England; prepared their yacht for the season; went on holiday to Qualicum Beach, Montague Harbour, and Deep Bay; moved into their new house; and had a baby.

The film also includes local events: construction of the Lion?s Gate Bridge; CPR pier D after being destroyed by fire; burning of a local ice and cold storage plant along with the efforts of firefighters to extinguish the blaze. Other locations visible in the film include Pier 54 in New York, Coal Harbour, the Marine Building and the Royal Bank Building in Vancouver.

Adam, Joseph Cowan

Bastard Love [part 1]

Item is a film containing the first part of the Rogers family film entitled "Bastard Love." Film contains title cards introducing the film's title information, character names and actor names. Information from the first title card: "A Bell-Tupoyd-Rogafsky Production, controlled by Roger's Inc., photographed by Irene, censored by Mackenzie-Manson, adapted from novel 'Bastard Love'." Actors include: Duncan Bell-Irving (Duke of Faversham), Irene Rogers (Duchess), Ernie Rogers (Lord Claude Faversham), Isobel Tupper (Lady Claude), "Moley" Molson (Bastard son and heir), Lila Malkin (Maid), Reggie Tupper (Capt. Tucker), Elspeth Cherniavsky (Native girl and nun), Bruce Boyd (Monk), Pye Bell-Irving (Drug Den Habitué), Phip Rogers (Drug Den Proprietor), Zulette Boyd (Entertainer).

Bastard Love [part 2]

Item is a film containing the second part of the Rogers family film entitled "Bastard Love." Intertitles appear throughout.

Bastard Love [part 3]

Item is a film containing the third part of the Rogers family film entitled "Bastard Love." Intertitles appear throughout. Title cards signal the end of the film and the cast is listed again. Names of actors not previously listed: Jan Cherniavsky (Butler and Minister); Mischel Cherniavsky (Actor in Commercials); Michael Cherniavsky (Son of Lord Claude); Mrs. B.T. Rogers (Extra); Mary Cherniavsky (Extra).

McCuaig home movie

Item is a film showing aviation scenes from with an airplane cockpit and aerial views of warships, snow scenes, on duty and candid street shots in Europe, the excavation of lot at 2316 W. 22nd Avenue, and the 1946 PNE Parade. People identified are Jean and Kenny McCuaig, their dog Perky, and Owen Wheatcroft.

1948-1952 - Patsy 1 year old to 4 years old

Item is a film showing Patricia McCuaig from ages one to four years old, skating, the McCuaig family attending christenings, children's birthday parties, the family at Boundary Bay Beach and Wayne McCuaig as a baby. Other individuals identified in the film include Jean McCuaig, Kenny McCuaig, David Goodman, Marg Clarence, Dot Toombs, Lynn Drinnan, Wil McCuaig, Do McCuaig and Anna Lena McCuaig.

Sept. 1958 - July 1959

Item is a film showing Wayne McCuaig's seventh birthday party with a pony, a Halloween party, Christmas celebrations 1958, Birttania Beach with friends Laura West and Patsy McCannell, sports day at school, Patricia McCuaig playing the accordion, Queen Elizabeth opening Deas Island Tunnel (now Massey Tunnel) in July 1959, summer camp, water skiing, playing football and time with neighbours.

1960 Alert Bay - Trip to Victoria Sept. '60

Item is a film showing Alert Bay, a trip to Victoria and Weir's Beach on Vancouver Island, Elk Falls, Sproat Lake, Grey Cup Parade, Easter 1961 in Portland, Canadian Memorial United Church Sunday School Picnic at Peace Arch Park, summer at South Beach, fishing, Wayne McCuaig's tenth birthday party, family holiday to Kelowna and the boys that lived on W. 22nd Ave.

1962(?)-1963

Item is a film showing Jean and Kenny McCuaig's trip south to Las Vegas and the Santa Anita horse races, Annette Island and Ketchikan Alaska, Mount Waddington, playing baseball, surf boards, camping at Penticton, the Grey Cup Parade in 1962 and Harrison Hot Springs.

Baseball '64

Item is a film showing various home movie scenes with the McCuaig family members and dog (Jocko) at home and at the cabin with friends, new Valiant convertible, Vincent Kendan McCuaig flying a plane, over the cabin and later over Seattle, Ucluelet and Tofino, moving to new home at 5078 Marguerite Street, Patricia McCuaig's debut at the Military Ball in 1966, water skiing and fishing.

Xmas 1973

Item is a film showing group golfing, Stanley Park including Siwash Rock and Girl in a Wetsuit statue, a trip to Atlantic City including footage of Shriners band practice at a hotel, a man dressed in a bikini, a parade and men getting shoes shined, views of New York City from inside a vehicle and Expo Spokane grounds.

Boalts ‘26

Item is an amateur film showing people with dogs in the snow and Sam and Margaret Magoffin with her parents, the Boalts, having a picnic in the woods, at the Capilano Suspension Bridge, and then at the beach where the men change a tire on the car. Also included in the film are scenes taken at home with the women knitting and sewing, Margaret and her parents exiting the Devonshire Hotel and entering a car with the courthouse in the background, people waving from the back of a train, and Sam and Margaret standing by a window.

Lady Lynn Fishing Trips - Tom Fowlers - Keith Fishing - Mt. Seymour - Joe Poon - Deep Cove - Galiano Island - Lady Lynn - Charlie Woods - Wellington Lee Fishing

Item is a film showing the inaugural journey of Lady Lynn, a small fishing boat. The boat is driven through Vancouver to the docks, where it is placed into the water. The film shows multiple fishing trips with friends and family to Deep Cove, Galiano Island, and other places likely in and around the Burrard Inlet. There is footage of travelling along the water north of Stanley Park, under the Lions Gate Bridge, passing by the light house at Brockton Point, and around the marine gas stations in Coal Harbour. There is also footage of the Mount Seymour Coffee Bar and the Galiano Lodge.

Jasper National Park - Edmonton - Banff - Lake Louise - Tommy Jang emergency ward - Keefer Wholesale under construction and grand opening

Item is a family film containing scenes of a family vacation throughout Alberta, including Jasper National Park, Edmonton, Calgary, Banff National Park and Lake Louise. The film also documents the construction at Keefer Wholesale Florist at 310 Prior Street. Pre-formed concrete slabs are lifted and tilted to make the walls of a building. The construction process also documents the various companies working on the building: Lift and Tilt Concrete, Delta Masonry, B.C. Conveying Machinery, Viking Automatic Sprinkler. The final section of the film shows the opening ceremony of Keefer Wholesale with people gathering, a band playing, speeches (silent), and dancing.

Horseshoe Bay - Porpoise Bay

Item is a film showing the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal area including footage of construction at the terminal, cars loading on the ferry and the ferry departing from the terminal. The film also contains footage of people digging with shovels around a rural cabin property. There is also footage of docks and water, possibly at Porpoise Bay or Tillicum Bay.

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 footage

Item is a film showing various scenes around Vancouver. Footage shows the Georgia Hotel, the Court House (now Vancouver Art Gallery), a parade in downtown Vancouver, various scenes with automobiles, as well as some candid scenes in rural areas.

J.K. Galbraith Interview

Item is a videocassette containing a recording of an interview by Sarah Jennings of John Kenneth Galbraith. Interview was produced for the 1986 World Conference on Arts, Politics and Business. Individuals involved include: Bill Noble (production crew), Bob Paten (production crew) and Mark Bullen (producer). Interview was a production of U.B.C. Educational Media Services.

Message for Peace: The Lighting of the Peace Flame Monument

Item is a videotape that contains a newscast reporting on the ceremonial lighting of the Peace Flame Monument in Seaforth Park. Hosted by Michael Blacklock and Helen Griffiths, the newscast begins with stock images of war and Hiroshima. Newscast contains previously recorded interviews with: Kinuko Laskey (Hiroshima survivor and founder of the Canadian Society of Atomic Bomb Survivors), Larry Beasley (Manager of Legacies project), Joy Leach (Chairman of board at Vancity Savings), Sam Carter (Project Sculptor) and Judith Reid (Design Team Coordinator). After the interviews the feed switches to live footage of the ceremonial lighting of the Peace Flame Monument and speeches. David Leary is Master of Ceremonies. Speakers include: Mayor Gordon Campbell, Chris Richardson (Vancouver Park Board), H.P. Bell-Irving, Thelma Ruck Keene (Activist for Canadian Peace Movement), Walter Krawciw (Petro Canada), and Joy Leach. Gordon Campbell presents certificates to sponsors of the monument. Kinuko Laskey and Gordon Campbell light the flame (no audio). When they return to the stage a children's choir sings "Let there be peace on earth." Gordon Campbell then reads a message from the mayor of Hiroshima, Takeshi Araki. Kinuko Laskey concludes by speaking about her experience at the time of Hiroshima and the work she has been a part of since.

Cycle! : show #4

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporter Winston Brown and mechanic Cheryl Parker. Topics of this episode include bicycle helmet laws in Paradise, Newfoundland; the push for helmet laws in Vancouver and British Columbia;the proper way to wear a helmet; avoiding puddles; different types of bicycle brakes and how to adjust them; bike lingo: biff; helmets; Tour de l'ile in Montreal; how to ride in trails without skidding or sliding; and how to pass an equestrian on a bicycle. Recognizable locations include Stanley Park, the False Creek sea wall, Kitsilano Beach, Carelton Cycles, BC Place, and Pender Street.

Cycle! : show #5

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporter Winston Brown and mechanic Cheryl Parker. Topics of this episode include bike paths, bike lanes, and commuting; Vancouver's new bike way; bike lingo: doored; the hazards of riding alongside parked vehicles;bicycle lights; changing brake shoes; staying hydrated; bike trail of the week: North Vancouver; Team Horb (Hornby Island off road biking society) stunt biking; and doctors on cyclists not wearing helmets. Recognizable locations include BC Place, the Adanac bikeway, Granville Island, Kitsilano Beach, the Stanley Park seawall, Burrard Street, and West Cordova.

Cycle! : show #6

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporter Winston Brown and mechanic Cheryl Parker. Topics of this episode include Earth Corps: recycling bicycles for children in Winnipeg; tips for cycling in the rain; chain breaking and relinking; log climbing in the trails; sidewalk cycling; bike trail of the week: Winnipeg's Assiniboine Park; consumer report: bicycle pants; how to change gears; and Danelle Laidlaw (Executive Director, Cycling BC) on irresponsible cyclists. Recognizable locations include the Bloedel Floral Conservatory grounds, Queen Elizabeth Park, and the False Creek sea wall.

Cycle! : show #2

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporter Joan Jones. Topics of this episode include Tuesday Night Jam in the Park: Stanley Park group riding; pack riding tips; riding to preserve trails; safety tips for children cycling on sidewalks; how to release a jammed chain; Parks Board bike patrol in Stanley Park; trail of the week: Lake Bend Park area (Bellingham), Washington; fitting your bicycle to your body; and travel/touring in Nova Scotia on a bike.

Cycle! : show #3

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporters Winston Brown and Joan Jones. Topics of this episode include bicycle advocacy: Critical Mass rides; avoiding car doors; the Trumpeter Pedal Band of the Royal Netherlands Army; drinking and cycling; road etiquette and how to make a left turn; bicycle roof racks; tips about locking bicycles to street poles; working off calories on a bike; trail tips: how to sharpen your switch-back technique; and bicycle mechanics on cyclists. Recognizable locations and people include the Vancouver Art Gallery, Eaton's, Granville Street Bridge, Burrard Street Bridge, Gordon Price, Burrard Street, Sea Bus and Sea Bus Terminal, Main Street/False Creek area, Hotel Vancouver, and Canada Place Hotel.

Cycle! : show #4

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporter Joan Jones. Topics of this episode include bike touring; BMX-ing; commuting by bicycle and good commuter bicycles; trail tips: how to making turns in rough terrain; how to transport your bicycle on an airplane; avoiding the right turn squish; and sharing the road. Recognizable locations include Cambie Cycles, Vancouver Airport, and Kitsilano Beach.

Cycle! : show #5

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporter Joan Jones. Topics of this episode include the Cross-Canada Cycle Tour Society: senior cyclists; Sprockids: educating kids about bicycling; paying attention on the road; Point Roberts crossing bicycle trail; how to get over obstacles on a hilly trail; how gears work and how to adjust derailleurs; bike trail of the week: Morin Heights, Quebec; senior cycling tour from San Diego to New Orleans; and stationary bicycles. Recognizable locations include Vanier Park and the Point Roberts Canada/USA border.

Cycle! : show #6

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporters Joan Jones and Winston Brown. Topics of this episode include bicycle polo; fitting bicycles for kids; bicycling website of the week; exercises for balance and handling skills; rain gear; bicycle stands for maintenance; stretching for cycling; bicycle theft; and preparing for commuting. Recognizable locations include Jericho Beach, the False Creek seawall, Vancouver Public Library Central Branch, West Point Cycles, Cambie Street Bridge, Lions Gate Bridge, and Lions Gate Hospital.

Cycle! : show #7

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporters Joan Jones and Winston Brown. Topics of this episode include bicycle world travelers: the Velcro Brothers; bicycle riding at night and reflectors;how to bike through drop-offs; the proper way to teach children how to ride a bicycle; extreme mountain biking education and trail building; bike saddles; and low-rider bicycles and low-rider culture. Recognizable locations include Granville Island Market, the Vancouver Art Gallery, Robson Square, Alma Street, Gastown, Denman Street, Vanier Park, Vancouver Maritime Museum, and the Aquabus.

Cycle! : show #8

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporter Joan Jones. Topics of this episode include a women's cycling camp; how to bunny hop; what side of the road to ride on; different types of tire valves; and commuting to work in the rain with panniers. Recognizable locations include south Cambie, Cambie Street Bridge, Stanley Park, English Bay, and Lions Gate Bridge.

Cycle! : show #1

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporters Joan Jones and Winston Brown. Topics of this episode include an interview with Olympian Alison Sydor; how to climb rough terrain; trail of the week: Kettle Valley Trail, BC; the importance of riding in a straight line; choosing the right bicycle; the Sumac Memorial Race; important hand tools for bicycle maintenance; bike lingo: bonk; and cyclists who do not stop at stop signs. Recognizable locations include Granville Island, False Creek, Burrard Street Bridge, The Bike Cellar, Hollywood Theatre, and Vanier Park.

Cycle! : show #6

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporters Joan Jones and Winston Brown. Topics of this episode include road racing at UBC; teachingchildren road sense cycling skills; layering your clothing when cycling in the cold; how back derailleurs work and how to adjust them; Alan Shiveral on kids' bikes with adult hardware; bunny hopping; bike seats; and bicycle riding with a pacemaker: Ride for Heart. Recognizable locations include Vanier Park, UBC, Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal, Vanier Park, Maritime Museum, Blanca Street, and downtown Vancouver.

Cycle! : show #7

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporters Joan Jones and Winston Brown. Topics of this episode include biking classes in high school; being prepared for mountain biking; how to adjust your handle bar; trail tips: how to land; helmets; bike trail of the week: Saskatoon, and bicycle racing on ice; off-road riding tips; stretches before cycling; communicating on the road: signaling methods; and extreme mountain biking. Recognizable locations include Grouse Mountain, Sunset Beach, Vanier Park, and the Plaza of Nations.

Cycle! : show #8

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporters Joan Jones and Winston Brown. Topics of this episode include Montreal's Tour de l'ile; helmet legislation in Ontario; setting a good example as a cyclist; adding variety to your workouts; shock absorbers and their history; kids on steep hills and rain; trail tips: how to bike under things; how to buy a used bike; and the bike trail of the week: Vancouver Island and Victoria area.

Cycle! : show #9

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporters Joan Jones and Winston Brown. Topics of this episode include the Sea to Sky bicycle trail construction; BUGS: Bicycle User Groups; tips on improving your traffic riding technique; how to lubricate your bike; what to do at uncontrolled intersections; bicycle lawn mowers; trail tips: how to get off and on your bicycle while in motion;bar ends; spouses of cyclists. Recognizable locations include Burrard Street Bridge, Broadway near Fir/Granville (near the old Aristocratic Diner), Granville Street Bridge, and Vanier Park.

Cycle! : show #10

Item is a recording of a CBC television show about bicycles and related topics hosted by Alan Shiveral and Charmane Crooks, featuring reporters Joan Jones and Winston Brown. Topics of this episode include cycling in P.E.I. and the province converting rail lines to bike trails; avoiding common cycling mistakes on the road; different types of tire valves; Le Monde a Bicyclette: bicycle advocacy in Montreal; bicycle roof racks; bike trail of the week: Women on Wheels at Hamlin Point, Ontario;navigating twist and turns on trail; and the Velo Halifax bicycle club.

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