Title and statement of responsibility area
PNE Parade - Start of the RCMP Musical Ride
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- Moving images
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Title statements of responsibility
- Statements of responsibility: Film attributed to Eileen Brennan.
- Source of title proper: Title taken from film box.
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- "JUL 1959" processing stamp on film box.
Physical description area
1 film reel (3min., 45sec.; 30.861m): acetate, Anscochrome, colour, silent; 16mm.
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Scope and content
Item is an amateur film documenting the 1958 Vancouver Pacific National Exhibition Parade and British Columbia scenery. The film begins with footage of floats in the P.N.E parade. Identified floats and performers include the train from Montreal to Port Moody 1886, New Westminster, Comox Valley, Sannich, Vancouver Fire Department, Fraser Expedition, Canadian Order of Foresters, The Moonlighters, Horseshoe Bay, and the P.N.E Minstrel Band. Businesses and buildings shown include Standard Stations, British American Oil Company, Canadian Pacific Railroad, Radio CKWX 1130, Hotel Vancouver, Georgia Hotel, the Provincial Courthouse, and Pacific Western Airlines. Footage also shows downtown street banners. The second half of the film includes footage of the RCMP riding onto Hastings Park racetrack in formation in front of an RCMP band being conducted and a crowd. Houses in the Hastings-Sunrise area to the east of Hastings Park are also shown.
Condition report on file
Running time is calculated at 18 frames per second (standard for silent film). No narrative captions.
Immediate source of acquisition
Transferred from BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009.
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Available as a digital file
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Original film is not available for viewing.
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