Item : MI-114 - "Morning show" - Kerrisdale Community Centre part #1

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"Morning show" - Kerrisdale Community Centre part #1

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"Morning show" - Kerrisdale Community Centre part #1 / CBC Vancouver Mobile Production

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VPK-S652-: MI-114

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  • 1963 (Creation)
    Stock date on film is 1963. Production date (1963) stated in film content as well as labeled on original film can. Film shot on November 26th, 1963 according to the clapperboard at the beginning of the film. Labeled on the original film can and leader is the date December 4th, 1963.

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1 film reel (32 min., 22 sec.; 355.2 m) : acetate, original, kinescope, b&w, sound, optical, variable density ; 16 mm

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Item is a documentary film documenting The Morning Show's coverage of the Kerrisdale Community Centre with interviewer Ross Mortimer and host Doug Campbell. The program was aired on CBUT (Channel 2) in 1963 and contains footage of the recreational activities that take place at the Kerrisdale Community Centre as well as interviews with the centre's instructors, users, and administrators. The film documents Ross Mortimer's interviews with Mrs. Joan R. Grey, who is an employee of the Parks Board and is responsible for the centre's programmes, and Mr. Hal Milton, who is the President of the Kerridale Community Centre. In this interview, Milton and Grey discuss how the centre is jointly operated with the Parks Board as well as other topics including fundraising, volunteers, and the role of women in the centre. In addition, the film documents a variety of the centre's recreational activities as Ross Mortimer interviews the instructors and participants of various programmes including a children's exercise class, a senior citizens carpet bowling group, an adults clay sculpting and pottery class, a women's art class, a women's French class, and a children's Judo class. There is also footage of an interview with Francis Bodey, who is the secretary of the Kerrisdale Community Centre.

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Running time calculated at 24 frames per second (standard for sound film).

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Films transferred from Park Board via Alex Downie July 2006.


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Available as a digital file

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Part #2 of this item is film MI-115. Host: Doug Campbell; interviewer: Ross Mortimer; producer: CBC Vancouver Mobile Production


New head and tail leader have been added. Film has been wound onto a core and stored in a polypropylene container.

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  • Box: F09-D-28
  • Box: 708-B-03
  • Box: 726-B-03