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British Empire Games 1954 : [out-takes]
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Lew Parry Film Productions
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2 film reels : original colour outs, silent ; 16 mm
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The item consists of film out-takes of the British Empire Commonwealth Games of 1954. Based on footage shot by amateurs at Empire Stadium and UBC, the outs include shots of ceremonies, cycling, diving, swimming, the mile run and the marathon, including the collapse of Jim Peters.
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Conservation restriction: the film outs are in cold storage and are inaccessible.
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Copyright British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority.
As of March 1987, no prints or printing elements were known to exist for this production. These outs comprise about 1200 ft. in total.
References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #B/70; B.C. Electric, "16 mm Sound Film Catalogue," 1959 [FCAT 0066 1959].
Accession number(s): F1981:17
Previously known as AAAA0995.
producer: Lew M. Parry; sponsored/presented by: British Columbia Electric Company; producing agency/company: Lew Parry Film Productions