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Item : MI-121 - Vancouver Impressions

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Vancouver Impressions

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  • Moving images

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Film created by Andrew Syme.

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  • Source of title proper: Title transcribed from film case.

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AM1487-: MI-121

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  • 1973 (Creation)
    Syme, Andrew
    Date transcribed from film case. Stock date on the film is 1972.

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1 film reel (11 min., 43 sec.; 45.7 m) : acetate, original, reversal (Kodachrome), col., silent ; 8mm

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Film was acquired by William Gardner from his brother-in-law Andrew Syme.

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Item is an amateur film made in May 1973 documenting Vancouver and West Vancouver. The footage of downtown Vancouver streets taken from a car shows Georgia Street at Thurlow Street, looking east, and Georgia Street heading west from Howe to the Stanley Park Causeway. Footage of downtown streets taken on foot shows Granville Street at Robson Street looking South and the intersection of Granville and Georgia Streets. Landmarks shown include the Marine Building, Hotel Vancouver, Georgia Medical Building, Toronto Dominion Tower, the fountain at the Vancouver Art Gallery, totem poles at Stanley Park, the Lions Gate Bridge and the exterior of the Vancouver Museum. Other places filmed include Vanier Park, Coal Harbour, Chinatown streets and businesses, and Water Street in Gastown. West Vancouver footage includes Lighthouse Park, Eagle Harbour, and views of West Vancouver from Burrard Inlet.

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Film was donated by William Gardner in 2004.


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Available as a digital file

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Original film is not available for viewing.

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  • Freezer: F14-B-36
  • Box: 708-B-04
  • Box: 726-B-04