Through the Lens of Andy Digney

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1934 and 1964] (date of original film), edited and narrated in 2016
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp4 video (12 min., 17 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., sd., stereo
Scope and Content
Item consists of a short film featuring a compilation of film footage created by Andy Digney that was edited and narrated by the Burnaby Village Museum. Burnaby resident Andy Digney captured footage of Burnaby and beyond from 1934 to 1964. Highlights within this film compilaton include the constru…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1934 and 1964] (date of original film), edited and narrated in 2016
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum fonds
Collection/Fonds No.
BV017
Series
002
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV019.18.1
Physical Description
1 mp4 video (12 min., 17 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., sd., stereo
Material Details
Research and Narration: Lisa Codd
Editing and Audio Recording: Matthew Ball
Special thanks to Paul Digney
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Item consists of a short film featuring a compilation of film footage created by Andy Digney that was edited and narrated by the Burnaby Village Museum. Burnaby resident Andy Digney captured footage of Burnaby and beyond from 1934 to 1964. Highlights within this film compilaton include the construction and events held at the Oak Theatre; Royal visit motorcade of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth; Sports Day at Central Park; Gymcana event at Burnaby Lake Riding Stables; lawn bowling at Central Park; a Depression-era May Day workers’ parade in 1936; May Day celebrations in Burnaby; visits to locations throughout the Lower Mainland, including Stanley Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Grouse Mountain and boat trip up Burrard Inlet; the Digney Speedway; the Digney family at their home on Bonsor Avenue and the Digney Bowling Alley.
Notes
Title based on contents
City of Burnaby Archives holds the original Digney film masters (562.003) that this narrated segment was disseminated from. See Digney family fonds
Creator
Andy Digney
Burnaby Village Museum
Subjects
Events - Parades
Events - May Day
Sports - Bowling
Names
Digney, Andy
Digney Bowling Alley
Digney Speedway
Codd, Lisa
Oak Theatre
Burnaby Lawn Bowling Club
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6521 Bonsor Avenue
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Central Park
Video Tracks
Less detail