Item AAAA0984 - [CHAN-TV 8 Vancouver]

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[CHAN-TV 8 Vancouver]

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Artray Ltd. Film Productions

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  • [ca. 1959] (Creation)

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Promotional film. For Vantel's application to the Board of Broadcast Governors for a television broadcasting license, company president Art Jones introduces samples of proposed programming. These include "Van-O-Rama," a TV journal of local interest; a news program; a discussion of metropolitan planning in Vancouver with Warnett Kennedy; a football game; a children's show; a variety show featuring a female singer and a barbershop quartet; a West Indian dance performed by an ethnic dance troupe from UBC; a large grad choir, etc. Includes footage of simulated TV studio operations; an Artray film crew at a tree nursery, on the waterfront and in Fraser Valley; views of Port Moody waterfront and Vancouver skyline.

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Copyright BCTV.

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Supplied title from container label. Presentation to the Board of Broadcast Governors by Vantel Broadcasting as part of its original licence application.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #C/65.

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Accession number(s): V1985:19

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producing agency/company: Artray Ltd. Film Productions; sponsored/presented by: Vantel Broadcasting Co. Ltd.; producer: Art Jones; narrator: Art Jones

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