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Romper room and friends, March 6, 1990
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Mar. 6, 1990 (Creation)
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1 videocassette (9 min., 12 sec.) : VHS, col., sd., stereo
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Item is a recording of two segments of the Canadian national production of Romper Room and Friends, from March 6, 1990, set in the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Gardens. In first of the two segments, storyteller Nan Gregory tells a Chinese folktale about a ‘goose girl’ that wants to fly. The audience consists of four unidentified children and Fran Pappert, and takes place in the Scholar’s courtyard. The second segment is a tour of the garden with guide Donna Chan, program hostess Fran Pappert, the character ‘DoBee’, and the children from the first segment. The tour begins in the China maple pavilion courtyard with a focus on the Taihu natural rock sculptures, the courtyard pavement stones, the trees, rock caves, and waterfalls. It continues up to the observation pavilion, and down to the Jade Water Pavilion, through the moon gate, where the group feeds the koi.
Light scanlines at the bottom of the image run throughout. Audio missing for parts of the second segment.
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Copyright: CTV Television Network Ltd.; expiry: 2041-01-01.
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