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Vancouver marches on (Part 2)
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- Moving images
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An LC Production / Produced by Larry Cooke
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[ca. 1936-1939] (Creation)
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1 film reel (14 min., 34 sec.) : 18fps, b&w, si. ; 8mm
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Item consists of part of a motion picture film which depicts the history of Vancouver. The production is an amateur film in four parts. The history of Vancouver is told through a series of filmed photo stills, ?borrowed? film footage from other sources, and original film segments. Narration is provided with intertitles and scrolling and animated text.
Reel two features Vancouver airport, including a biplane (Lockheed Model 10 Electra) and a Canadian Airways passenger plane, the airport hangar and terminal building; shots of a steamer ship entering the harbour; the Marine Building, Hotel Vancouver, and the Burrard Street Bridge;coverage of the opening of Vancouver City Hall (parade with a pipe band, a car with dignitaries (possibly Mayor Gerry McGreer), and Mounties); the Pattullo Bridge; an unidentified paper mill and surrounding landscape; the funeral of George V; excavation work for the foundations of the Lions Gate Bridge; the abdication of Edward VIII and his subsequent marriage to Wallis Simpson.
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Transitions appear red, though the film is in b&w.
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