Item F1983:02/036 - Princess in wonderland

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Princess in wonderland

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  • moving images

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British Columbia. Dept. of Recreation and Conservation. Photographic Branch

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  • 1958 (Creation)

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4 film reels of unedited footage

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The item consists of four reels of unedited film elements that make up a documentary from 1958. It shows Princess Margaret's 1958 royal visit to mark BC's Centennial. Includes: numerous official welcomes and ceremonies; Royal Review of ships of the RCN, USN and Royal Navy; visit to natural gas development at Fort St. John; rodeo at Williams Lake; opening of Okanagan Lake Bridge & Fort Langley restoration; UBC convocation (and bestowal of honorary degree on Princess Margaret); aerial and travelling shots from planes and trains. Premier W.A.C. Bennett and Lieutenant-Governor Frank Ross appear throughout.

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A digital reference copy is available for this item under call number V1986:42.
For a reference copy of this title, see V1986:42 REF (from GR-3299)

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Copyright Government of British Columbia.

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Composite print in GR-3299, Provincial Secretary films, F1984:03/016.01

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #P/73.

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Accession number(s): F1983:02

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Previously described as AAAA2432

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sponsored/presented by: British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary; producing agency/company: British Columbia. Dept. of Recreation and Conservation. Photographic Branch

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Elements include:
F1983:02/036.01a - original reversal A-roll
F1983:02/036.01b - original reversal B-roll
F1983:02/036.02 - negative track (optical track)
F1983:02/036.04 - dub master (polyester) (magnetic track)

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