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John Gansner fonds
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- Moving images
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- Source of title proper: Title based on provenance of fonds.
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- Gansner, John
Physical description area
6 film reels : col., si. ; 16 mm
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Name of creator
John Gansner was born in Switzerland in 1891, immigrated to Canada in 1913, attended Temple University and returned to Nelson, B.C., to practice dentistry. In 1938 he started a dental practice in the Georgia Medical Dental Building in Vancouver, retiring from this practice in the mid-1960s. He died in White Rock in 1975.
Scope and content
Fonds consists six films made by Gansner. Titles on the containers are: "[Vancouver] Jubilee Parade" (1946, motorcycle escort, marching band, dignitaries in carriage, floats include Margaret McNeil's birthday cake, Veterans of the Boer War, Native Sons of BC Post no.2, Irish Fusiliers, City of Victoria, City of New Westminster, City of Nanaimo; buildings include Ailsa Lodge, 1020 Melville); "Shriners Parade" (1951, buildings in background include Purdy's, 675 Granville Street, Paradise Theatre, 851 Granville Street, Cunningham Drug, 901 Granville Street, possibly Drysdale Building, 577 Granville Street); "Empire Games Opening Ceremonies" (1954); "Empire Games Swimming Pool" [UBC Empire Pool] (1954); "Grey Cup Parade" (1955); "Grey Cup Parade" (1958).
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by John W. Gansner in 2003.
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Availability of other formats
Available in video, digital betacam, DVD and MPEG2 files.
Restrictions on access
Original films are not available for viewing.
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