Title and statement of responsibility area
Our people at play
General material designation
- Moving images
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
Our people at play / Whitefoot Studio
- Statements of responsibility: Whitefoot Studio commissioned by Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation.
- Source of title proper: Title taken from film original film leader and can.
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
[between 1930 and 1950] (Creation)
- This film was produced for the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation by Whitefoot Studio which operated in Vancouver from 1930 to 1950. This film therefore would have been created sometime during this date range. The stock dates on the films that were spliced together to to create this item were 1933, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, and 1950 and also confirm this date range.
Physical description area
1 film reel (14 min., 49 sec.; 121.9 m) : acetate, original, reversal, silent, col. ; 16 mm
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Scope and content
Item is a documentary film documenting people participating in recreational activities in Vancouver's parks. The recreational activities shown in the film include tennis, lacrosse, cricket, baseball, soccer, golf, lawn bowling, ice skating, rugby, football, field hockey, sunbathing, swimming, children's finger painting, ballet dancing, boys' woodworking, girls' arts and crafts, girls' indoor basketball, bingo, bag piping, and dancing. The film also documents the free archery instruction that was offered by the Park Board Commissioners as well as several Stanley Park feature activities such as the Stanley Park Miniature Railway, Theatre Under the Stars and Opera in the Malkin Bowl.
Condition report on file.
Running time calculated at 18 frames per second (standard for silent film).
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Location of originals
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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