Item AAAA2523 - Out of the shadows

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Out of the shadows

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Parry Films Ltd.

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  • 1957 (Creation)

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Docudrama. A former alcoholic recalls his reintegration into society through the assistance of the Vancouver Harbour Light Corps of the Salvation Army. Re-enacts the man's day-to-day existence on the streets of skid row, his drinking and panhandling, and his struggle to give up alcohol and regain his self-confidence. Highlights the spiritual and material support provided by the Harbour Light mission.

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A digital copy is available.
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Copyright assigned to British Columbia Archives, 1986.

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The original printing elements for this film were probably lost or destroyed.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #O/31.

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Accession number(s): F1986:18; V1986:03

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producer: Lew M. Parry; director: A.J.H. Pullinger; sound: Telesound Film Recordings Ltd.; editor: Dorothy Triggs; script: Reginald M. Dagg; art direction: Marguerite Roozeboom; sponsored/presented by: Salvation Army; producing agency/company: Parry Films Ltd.; narrator: Wally Marsh

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