Item F1983:02/020 - Lady of the lake

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Lady of the lake

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  • moving images

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British Columbia. Government Travel Bureau. Photographic Branch

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  • 1953 (Creation)

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1 film reel (ca. 11 min ; ca. 400 ft) : original Kodachrome picture, colour, mute ; 16 mm

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The item is a film travelogue, made in 1953. It shows the city of Kelowna and the 1953 Kelowna Regatta. Scenes include car ferry on Okanagan Lake; city streets and park; beach and water sports; Premier W.A.C. Bennett; Regatta parade; nighttime pageant at Aquatic Pool with synchronized swimming, square dancing and crowning of the Lady of the Lake; swimming races at the pool; speedboat and hydroplane races; men's diving competition. The Lady of the Lake introduces and closes the film.

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Sound track missing. Leader is marked "Parry Films Ltd." and "Lew Parry Film Prods.".

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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.
A VHS reference copy is available for this item, V1993:03/006.02 item #2
Betacam SP video master, V1993:03/006.01 item #2
U-Matic video sub-master, V1993:03/006.03 item #2

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Copyright Government of British Columbia.

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Shot list in file F1983:02/020.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #L/01.

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Accession number(s): F1983:02

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Previously described as AAAA1185

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producing agency/company: British Columbia. Government Travel Bureau. Photographic Branch; photography: C.R.D. Ferris; writer: Eric Ramsden; narrator: Gordon Inglis; sound recording: Telesound Film Recordings Ltd.; director: C.R.D. Ferris

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