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Item : MI-381 - Those magnificent Snowbirds - The first 20 years

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Those magnificent Snowbirds - The first 20 years

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AM1553-8-S2-: MI-381

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  • [1991] (Creation)

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1 videocassette (52 min.) : D2 format digital television tape, large cassette, sd., col., b&w 00:06:15 to 00:06:47, 00:06:53 to 00:07:22, and 00:07:26 to 00:07:49

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Item is a one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's aerobatic air team, the Snowbirds. Narrated by Leslie Nielsen. The documentary begins by following the eight men trying out for the four spaces in the 1990 Snowbirds team, then discussing the history of aviation in Canada and the Canadian military, the majority of the film focuses on the training of the Snowbirds team and the outreach and shows they perform. Ending with the final show of the 20th anniversary season. Digital edited master (no supers). Version has blackout breaks for commercials. Yaletown Productions, produced in cooperation with U.TV/CKVU Vancouver and the Global Television Network and in cooperation with the Department of National Defense Canada; executive producers Ken Jubenvill and I.H. Asper; co-producers Stan Thomas and Peter Viner; associate producer Susan Brinton; director of photography Bob Gibson; additional photography Bob Ennis and Cpl. Marc Cossette; technical adviser Major Dan Dempsey.

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Minor video drop-out.

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