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Item : MI-222 - UBC Sculptures and Totem Poles and the Caledonian Games

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UBC Sculptures and Totem Poles and the Caledonian Games

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Eileen Brennan

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  • Statements of responsibility: Film attributed to Eileen Brennan.
  • Source of title proper: Title taken from film box.
  • Continuation of title: ...UBC Sculpture Show, Monument of King George VI, Totem Poles UBC, Caledonian Games - July 19 (Opening Country Dancing - Sailors Hornpipe)

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AM1487-: MI-222

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  • July 19, 1958 (Creation)
    July 19 may only refer to the footage of the Caledonian Games. "JUL 1959" processing stamp on film box.

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1 film reel (3min., 44sec.; 30.723 m): acetate, Anscochrome, colour, silent; 16mm.

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Item is an amateur film documenting sculptures at the UBC campus, including George Norris' "Mother and Child," Haida and Kwakiutl totem poles at the corner of University Blvd. and East Mall, and Charles Wheeler's "King George VI." There is also footage of the Vancouver Caledonian Games, which begins with a parade of drummers, pipers, and dancers; then footage of Scottish country dancing, kids under thirteen dancing the Sailors Hornpipe, and girls dancing the Highland Fling.

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Running time is calculated at 18 frames per second (standard for silent film). No narrative captions.

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Transferred from BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009.


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Available as a digital file

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Original film is not available for viewing.

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Master copy formerly located at 726-B-06.

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  • Freezer: F09-E-20
  • Box: 708-B-06
  • Box: 726-B-01