Item : LEG188.7 - The trading post

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The trading post

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AM1487-: LEG188.7

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  • 1967 (Creation)
    Date as written on housing container. Digitized in 2012.

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1 video reel (13 min., 55 sec. ; 1400m) : polyester, analog, b&w, sound ; 2"

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Item is a video of a Chan-Chek TV Vancouver television program titled "The Trading Post," with Ron Morrier. In the program, Ron Morrier sits at a desk reading letters and taking live phone calls for people interested in purchasing, selling, or trading goods (except for clothing, automobiles, or accommodations). Examples of the goods in question include rowing machines, electric guitars, tikis, stoker furnaces, televisions, purebred chihuahuas, water softeners, and bicycles.

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Video and audio signal dropouts.

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A digital copy of this item is available.

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Playback of physical tape restricted for preservation reasons.

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Public domain

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Entered public domain 2018-01-01





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  • Box: 707-D-09