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Rail journey through the Rocky Mountains, Victoria, and dog show
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- Moving images
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- Magoffin, Samuel S.
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1 film reel (14 min., 53 sec. ; 121 m) : acetate, original, [18 fps], reversal, b&w, silent ; 16 mm
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Item is an amateur film opening with footage of downtown Vancouver showing several Vancouver Fire Department trucks and engines and a lot filled with lumber, then cutting to footage taken from the back of a moving train, showing snow covered scenery, followed by Sam and Margaret Magoffin standing on a porch with several other people and a dog, Margaret and a man standing in front of a car, and additional footage taken from a moving train showing a sign for Yoho, mountain scenery and the Cathedral train station. The film also contains footage taken in downtown Victoria, B.C. showing the legislative building, Inner Harbour and CPR Steamship Terminal building, followed by dogs, likely the Magoffin’s golden retrievers, and several minutes footage of a dog show.
Film exhibits some minor mirroring at head. Warping most pronounced at tail. Minor edge damage from 0'0 to 0'10. Torn perforation at 0'6.
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All original cement splices have been replaced or reinforced with tape on the base side. Fresh white leader added to head and tail of film.
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- Vancouver (B.C.). Fire Department (Subject)
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