Item AAAA2327 - Pacific showcase

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Pacific showcase

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Lew Parry Film Productions

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  • 1956 (Creation)

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Promotional film. A comprehensive look at Vancouver's Pacific National Exhibition. Includes footage of PNE parade; Exhibition Park (general and aerial views); industrial exhibits; horse show; livestock and poultry exhibits; horticultural displays; home arts and fashion events; dog show; hobby show; the "gayway" rides and games; "Kiddieland"; Miss PNE competition; armed forces display (with CF-100 jet and Centurion tank); tree climbing competition; heavy machinery demonstration; B.C. Electric's "Garden Rendezvous"; horse racing; Board of Directors; the gayway at night.

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A digital copy is available.

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Copyright Pacific National Exhibition.

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CBC Vancouver holds the only known complete film copies of PACIFIC SHOWCASE, although BCARS also holds some original outs (F1981:17/33).

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #P/10.

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Accession number(s): V1990:14

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producing agency/company: Lew Parry Film Productions; sponsored/presented by: Pacific National Exhibition Association; producer: Lew M. Parry; director: Lew M. Parry; script: Charles Defieux; photography: Jack V. Long; photography: Bill Roozeboom; editor: Shelah Reljic; sound: Lock Johnston; sound recording: Telesound Film Recordings Ltd.; art direction: Marguerite Roozeboom; narrator: George McLean

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