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TREASURES FROM THE CITY OF VANCOUVER ARCHIVES!

Next Sunday, November the 29th, is going to be an exceptionally awesome day at the VIFC when THIS hits at 2PM: Historic Vancouver Films from 1926 to 1950 Views of Vancouver from yesteryear. Share your memories and see the city as it used to be.

Next Sunday, November the 29th, is going to be an exceptionally awesome day at the VIFC when THIS hits at 2PM:

Historic Vancouver Films from 1926 to 1950

Views of Vancouver from yesteryear. Share your memories and see the city as it used to be. With presentations from local film producer/historian Rick Schmidlin (Touch of Evil, Greed ), Leslie Mobbs, City Archivist and Director, Records and Archives Division, and Sue Bigelow, Digital Conservator.

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PHOTO: City of Vancouver Archives

ARCHIVE SCREENINGS OF:

- The Vancouver Polo team defeat Douglas Lake 13-4 and takes the B.C. Challenge Trophy, 1928.

- Costume party at the Eric Hamber residence, 1927.

- Spencer's Toy Parade ca 1927. Santa Claus climbs the facade of Spencer's Department Store.

- World War I flying ace Albert Earl Godfrey takes off from the Royal Canadian Air Force base at Jericho Beach ca 1928.

- Air stunts and parachuting ca 1928.

- Eric Hamber tours the Governor-General to Britannia Mines aboard his yacht, Vencedor, in 1932

- Aberthau, now part of the West Point Grey Community Centre, in 1932 when it was a private home. The extensive grounds are shown in an early colour format.

- The New Zealand All Blacks play rugby at the Brockton Oval, Stanley Park ca 1934

- A newsreel of Bing Crosby's visit to Vancouver in 1948 to raise funds for the Sunset Memorial Centre (Film was found in a time capsule)

- Building the original Sunset Memorial Centre, 1949. Film was found in a time capsule.

- Things to do in Stanley Park in the 1930s and 40s

With Live Musical Accompaniment