Title and statement of responsibility area
VanDusen Gardens, Gastown - Vancouver, B.C.
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- Moving images
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Produced by Dominion Films.
- Source of title proper: Title based on label affixed to film and captions in film.
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
May, 1978 (Creation)
- Date based on masking tape label affixed to bag containing film.
Physical description area
1 film reel (6min., 29sec.; 70.96m) : acetate, original, reversal, double perforated, col., si.; 16 mm
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Scope and content
Item is a documentary film documenting the VanDusen Botanical Display Garden, as well as tourist attractions and businesses in Gastown. Film documents areas of the VanDusen Garden including the parking lot, administration building, main entrance, pavilions, greenhouses, MacMillan Bloedel Place, several ponds and gardens. The film also includes footage of bees, mallard ducks, Canadian geese, black swans, blue herons, and children feeding geese. The film also documents street scenes, tourist attractions, and prominent buildings in Gastown. It features footage of the replica SS Beaver at its moorings, shops including The Coggery and a silver and goldsmith, a busker with a banjo, a mural and signs for Brother Jon's Restaurant (1 Water Street), the Old Spaghetti Factory, a wooden bhudda statue outside of a store, the Europe Hotel, Steam Clock, Gassy Jack statue, Vancouver Harbour Centre, and views of Water Street.
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Immediate source of acquisition
Transferred from UBC Rare Books and Special Collections on January 21, 2010.
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Also available as a digital file
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Original film is not available for viewing.
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UBC Rare Books and Special Collections' accession number was M01-19.
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