Item AAAA1294 - [Burritt miscellany, reel 2]

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[Burritt miscellany, reel 2]

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  • [ca. 1938-1939] (Creation)

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Footage. Baby and woman in a park. Long sequence on the "General Motors Parade of Progress" (several streamlined trucks at a fairground - presumably some kind of traveling exhibition); faded shots of various people (including Oscar Burritt and Dorothy Fowler) at English Bay beach; trip to Harrison Hot Springs [ca.1938], showing people in car, scenery en route, Harrison Lake, car ferry etc.; scenes of parade marking "May Day, A Day of International Solidarity" [01-May-1938?], including marchers with flags, banners, trade union representation, etc; brief scene of oriental man lifting weights.

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A digital copy is available.
A VHS reference copy is available for this item.

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Copyright assigned to British Columbia Archives, 1986; copyright (as unpublished work) Oscar Burritt (d. 1974) until 31-Dec-2048.

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Notes from film can in file F1986:38.

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The Vancouver May Day footage appears to comprise out-takes from Burritt's film [MAY DAY PARADE, VANCOUVER]; see AAAA2269.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #Br/0549c; Vancouver Sun, 02-May-1938 p. 20.

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Accession number(s): F1986:38

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photography: Oscar C. Burritt; producing agency/company: Oscar C. Burritt

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