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Item : MI-13 - The royal visit of their majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Vancouver, British Columbia, May 29, 1939

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The royal visit of their majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Vancouver, British Columbia, May 29, 1939

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  • Statements of responsibility: Possibly produced by B.C. Forest Service as much of the royal visit footage was.
  • Source of title proper: Title taken from opening credits.

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AM1275-S1-: MI-13

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  • 1939 (Creation)
    Stock date on film is 1939.

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1 film reel (8 min., 20 sec.; 68.6 m) : acetate, duplicate, reversal, col. with tinted titles, silent ; 16 mm,

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Item is a documentary film documenting the arrival of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in Vancouver. Film documents a ceremony at Pier B.C., and a drive through the city including stops at City Hall, Hastings Park, Spanish Banks, Lion's Gate Bridge. Film also shows Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie King on the royal train.

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Available as a digital file

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  • Leader of film documents Reg. No. 9926 231 feet Eastman Photo Materials Ltd. Vancouver, B.C.
  • Another copy of the same film held by Christ Church Cathedral archives in Victoria (see Colin Browne filmography item #1002, PN 1993.5 C3 B76).

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  • Freezer: F09-E-04
  • Box: 708-B-03
  • Box: 726-B-03