Item : MI-1 - Swingspan

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A Cineworks Centennial Production

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COV-S361-: MI-1

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  • 1986 (Creation)
    Copyright date in closing credits is 1986. Stock date on film is 1985.

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1 film reel (28 min., 20 sec.; 311 m) : polyester, col., sound, optical ; 16 mm + accompanying notes

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Item is a documentary film documenting the history of the Cambie Street Bridge including the demolition of its predecessor, the Connaught Bridge. Film includes archival film and photographs as well as contemporary footage.

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Also available as a digital file.

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Original film is not available for viewing. Please refer to digitized copy. Low-resolution access file provided with the permission of the copyright holder.

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Steven DeNure and Bonni Devlin; director and writer: Bruno Lazaro Pacheco; cinematographer: Tom Turnbull; character: Dirk Beck. The control house of the Connaught Bridge is now located in the B.C. Museum of Transportation. The original timbers were used to build part of the seawall in False Creek. Film was dedicated in memory of Gary Young.

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  • Box: 708-B-01
  • Box: 726-B-01
  • Box: F09-D-33