Title and statement of responsibility area
Opening of 2099 Beach [Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation building]
General material designation
- Moving images
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Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title taken from original film leader and can.
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Dates of creation area
- Stock dates on the films that have been spliced together to create this item are 1958, 1959 and 1960. The production date labeled on the original film can is February 17th,1962. This same date is handwritten on the leader of the film beside the words ?Opening of 2099 Beach?. The original film leader also states that the footage of snow in Stanley Park dates to March 1st, 1962.
Physical description area
1 film reel (9 min., 33 sec.; 78.6 m) : acetate, original, reversal (Kodachrome), col., silent ; 16 mm
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Scope and content
Item is a documentary film documenting the opening of the Board of Parks and Public Recreation building at 2099 Beach Avenue as well as recreational activities and special events in Stanley Park. The film contains footage of the ribbon cutting ceremony with crowds in attendance as well as winter snow scenes with people, ducks and swans in the park. Other recreational activities documented include log rolling in a pool, diving, and poolside sunbathing. The film also documents the unveiling of the statue of Lord Stanley in Stanley Park and concludes with footage of a baby polar bear.
Condition report on file.
Running time calculated at 18 frames per second (standard for silent film).
Immediate source of acquisition
Films transferred from Park Board via Alex Downie July 2006.
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Availability of other formats
Available as a digital file
Restrictions on access
Original film is not available for viewing.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Weak splices have been replaced. 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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