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[Burritt miscellany, reel 2]

Footage. Baby and woman in a park. Long sequence on the "General Motors Parade of Progress" (several streamlined trucks at a fairground - presumably some kind of traveling exhibition); faded shots of various people (including Oscar Burritt and Dorothy Fowler) at English Bay beach; trip to Harrison Hot Springs [ca.1938], showing people in car, scenery en route, Harrison Lake, car ferry etc.; scenes of parade marking "May Day, A Day of International Solidarity" [01-May-1938?], including marchers with flags, banners, trade union representation, etc; brief scene of oriental man lifting weights.

[Cenotaph]

Amateur film. Unedited film of Remembrance Day parade, observers and ceremony at Victory Square in Vancouver, including laying of wreaths. Other shots include children on field gun exhibit and woman in Red Cross uniform. Some of this footage may have been used in FOR ALL WE HAVE AND ARE.

Don't miss it for the world

Promotional film. Slide/tape presentation on Expo '86 and "Super Natural BC". Includes images of Expo site, Vancouver, parades, people in various settings, flags, brochures, logos, Expo Ernie, Canada Pavilion, BC scenery, word messages, etc.

[Eldorado ; 1935 parade]

Amateur film. Port Moody: train station; crowds dressed up, dignitaries on train, RCMP in red tunics, speeches. Street scenes: log houses, mud streets, wooden church; car being pulled out of the mud by horse and cart. Douglas Lodge: Douglas Lake, boat trip, swimming, Indians at the Lodge. RCMP Musical Ride (b&w and colour). Airport (Abbotsford?): airplanes, trick flying, parachuting. Parade (appears to be in Vancouver): floats, bands, etc.

[May Day parade, Vancouver] : [Bowdery footage]

Special event footage. "Parade marching along Hasting Street. American band (?). Highland band. Shriners. Pageant in Stanley Park (colour): ladies in crinolines. This may have been a PNE parade, but is not identified. MAY DAY PARADE: This is quite exciting, and contains groups of men and women marching under several different banners. The banners read, in order: "Stop Hitler -- Save Peace"; "[?] Support Democracy"; "Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion"; "White Lunch - Eden - Waldorf - On Unfair List"; "Communist Party of Canada -- B.C. District - Jobs - Recovery - Democracy and Peace"; "Relief Project Workers Union Workers Demanding Jobs"; "Spain Vets - Welcome Home"; "We Are Against Militarisation -- The Youth"; "Demand Hands Off Yugoslavia -- Yugoslavian Progressive Movement"; "Down With Imperialist War"; and "Bread Not Bullets". The film also shows a newsboy selling the "People's Advocate" newspaper, and a group from the baker's union, as well as several bands." (Colin Browne)

[Mexico ; King's visit, 1939]

Amateur film. Mexico: outdoor dancing, horses, bullfight. Royal visit to Vancouver, May 1939: street scenes, pipe bands, shots of the city (Burrard Street Bridge, etc.); May Day, Queen's Park, New Westminster; beach, afternoon tea (Bowen Island?); Lions Gate Bridge; Stanley Park; King and Queen drive past; royal yacht sailing past Brockton Point, under Lions Gate Bridge; Indian canoes.

Pacific showcase : [out-takes]

Out-takes. A record of the 1956 PNE in Vancouver. These outs include general views of Exhibition Park, miscellaneous scenes on the fairgrounds, the midway games and rides, the Miss PNE pageant, agricultural exhibits, the dog show, a fashion show and the horse races, as well as the PNE parade.

Parade at Hastings and Cambie Streets, Vancouver

Item consists of one photograph of groupings of men and women standing near the intersection of Hastings Street and Cambie Street in Vancouver. They are watching a parade of horse-drawn floats. A Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) building is visible in the background, at centre.

Princess in wonderland : out-takes, reel no. 1

The item consists of a film reel of out-takes from 1958. It shows the royal visit by HRH Princess Margaret and centennial celebrations in BC. Footage includes: Naval review; New Westminster City Hall; Williams Lake Stampede (from grandstand); last cruise of the ferry "David Lloyd-Jones"; long shot of Okanagan Lake Bridge; Nanaimo cake; first arrival at Empress Hotel; Fleet review; Langley; Williams Lake Stampede (from fence); UBC convocation procession; UBC Memorial Gymnasium; Prince George; Quesnel; train parked; Chilliwack; HMCS "Crescent"; Naval review; New Westminster City Hall; Vancouver City Hall; Mayor Hume; church attendance in Kelowna; crowds at Vancouver City Hall and New Westminster City Hall; Pattullo Bridge, New Westminster; children's wing at Vancouver Preventorium; RCAF honour guard review at Comox airport; Comox hospital; arrival and convocation procession at UBC; HMCS "Crescent"; Veterans hospital, Vancouver; presentation of First Nations gift and dances.

[Royal visit scenes VI]

Out-takes. "Arrival of 'Princess Marguerite' off Victoria, carrying King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. Fireworks. Good shot of B.C. Provincial Police lined up on their horses. Small boats milling about under Lion's Gate Bridge. Stern of the 'Prince Robert' at wharf. Soldiers in scarlets and busbies parade on wharf. King and Queen arrive, inspect Guard and leave aboard the 'Prince Robert'. In the sky, words read: "Will ye no come back again?" Three planes fly in formation overhead. King and Queen drive through stone gates. Girls perform Maypole dance. Kids with Union Jack wave and cheer. Vets look on. Banner over arch: 'Welcome to the Municipality of Maple Ridge.' Another banner: 'Coquitlam welcomes Our King and Queen.' More banners. Train entering Vancouver. Parliament Buildings, Empress Hotel and Beacon Hill Park, Victoria, 'Prince Robert' and two destroyers sail under the Lion's Gate Bridge. This reel does not tell a coherent story but is rather a collection of various scenes around Vancouver and Victoria in no particular order." (Colin Browne)

[Vancouver area, 1930s] : [footage]

Footage. Miscellaneous shots. The liner "Empress of Japan" and a West Vancouver Ferry pass through First Narrows; Burrard Street Bridge opening and crowds; a seaplane at Coal Harbour; a pet bear; high pan of Vancouver from the north shore; a May Day celebration with Lt. Gov. Hamber and other dignitaries, followed by a parade [New Westminster?].

[Vancouver area, ca. 1955] : [footage and out-takes]

Footage. Miscellaneous subjects, including shots of downtown Vancouver streets, the Marine Building, the CPR station, a parade, and a Bristol Bitannia (a four-engined turbo-prop) airliner at Vancouver Airport. Also includes an unrelated sequence that shows hunters taking a butchered animal carcass from the back of a pack horse and loading it into a station wagon.

Vancouver diamond jubilee

The item is a composite print of a promotional film made in 1947. It shows the celebrations marking Vancouver's 60th anniversary to provide a framework for a short history and description of the city. Jubilee events include parades, a pageant at Timber Bowl in Stanley Park, First Nations dancing and the induction of the Governor-General (Viscount Alexander) as an honorary Kwakiutl chief. There are historical photographs which show Vancouver's early development.

Contemporary footage reveals various aspects of the city: skyline, public buildings and street scenes including Marine Building, harbour and shipyards, False Creek CPR yards and roundhouse, Lion's Gate and Burrard bridges, Vancouver airport, bus and streetcar systems, Police and Fire departments, Kitsilano Beach, Stanley Park, Bowen Island, boating, sailing, Sun Salmon Derby etc. It also includes footage of regional industries: logging, mining, smelting, fishing, farming, hydro-electric sites.

Vancouver diamond jubilee

Promotional film. The celebrations marking Vancouver's 60th anniversary provide a framework for a short history and description of the city. Jubilee events include parades, a pageant at Timber Bowl in Stanley Park, Indian dancing and the induction of the Governor-General (Viscount Alexander) as an honorary Kwakiutl chief. Historical photographs show Vancouver's early development. Contemporary footage reveals various aspects of the city: skyline, public buildings, street scenes; Marine Building; harbour and shipyards; False Creek CPR yards and roundhouse; Lion's Gate and Burrard bridges; Vancouver airport; bus and streetcar systems; Police and Fire departments; Kitsilano Beach; Stanley Park; Bowen Island; boating; sailing; Sun Salmon Derby; etc. Also includes footage of regional industries: logging, mining, smelting, fishing, farming, hydro-electric sites.

Vancouver Diamond Jubilee celebrations

SUMMARY: Proceedings of opening ceremonies of Vancouver's Diamond Jubilee Celebrations with speech by J.W. Cornett, mayor of Vancouver, and prayer by Rev. A.M. Sanford. Includes reports on the Diamond Jubilee parade by Bill Herbert, Peter MacDonald and Marce Munro.

Vancouver pageant parade, June 12, 1914

Newsreel footage. "With ravages of hate and war brewing in Europe, a huge pageant is held in [Vancouver], and men of the Canadian Militia, veterans, lumbermen organizations, Wallace shipyards, Orangemen, and various other groups parade through the city. Floats represent City of [Vancouver], firemen, police and public utilities, E.H. Heaps & Company, [North West Mounted Police], and many others." (Colin Browne)

[Wartime parade, Vancouver]

Amateur film. "The footage . . . shows a parade, mounted in the early days of World War II, marching down Granville Street, shot from a window high up in the original Eaton's building. All the while a Union Jack flutters back and forth across the window. Scenes include a float with a world globe and Union Jack, soldiers marching, clowns with batons, floats with soldiers and a plane, a fighter plane, and various trucks, marching men, soldiers and bands. At the end there is a shot of Granville Street and pedestrians from street level." (Colin Browne)

Who, me?

Educational. What is being done in Vancouver to alleviate traffic flow problems and promote traffic safety. Shows the three main elements of traffic safety (enforcement, engineering and education), and illustrates various causes of traffic accidents. Includes aerial views of Vancouver; sequence on accident scene at south end of Burrard Bridge; fire-fighting, road repairs and parades as causes of traffic congestion; Cambie Street bridge swing-span in operation; Vancouver Motor Vehicle Inspection Station; driver training (McKinley Driving Schools Ltd.); Vancouver Police; etc.

Who, me? : [out-takes]

Out-takes. What is being done in Vancouver to alleviate traffic flow problems and promote traffic safety. Shows the three main elements of traffic safety (enforcement, engineering and education), and illustrates various causes of traffic accidents. Includes aerial views of Vancouver; sequence on accident scene at south end of Burrard Bridge; fire-fighting, road repairs and parades as causes of traffic congestion; Cambie Street bridge swing-span in operation; Vancouver Motor Vehicle Inspection Station; driver training (McKinley Driving Schools Ltd.); Vancouver Police; etc.