British Newsreel footage of Vancouver in 1958

by Super User, 5 years ago
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The film starts with the flight of a Trans-Canadian Airlines Lockheed Super Constellation L-1049G CF-TGF from the Heathrow to YVR/Vancouver International Airport.

0:20 The coast mountains, not the Rockies
0:41 Not Hudson Bay but I am not sure where this is, it looks like a reservoir
0:49 Some good shots of YVR in 1958
1:15 Some "Red Indians" dancing
1:35 Vancouver Harbour as seen from Stanley Park
1:42 the 1000 block of Granville Street
1:52 Oakridge I think
2:24 Prospect Point
2:48 unknown suburb of Vancouver, what is your guess?
2:55 Lions Gate Bridge
3:03 Kits Beach

The original footage comes from British Pathe and can be seen at this link:

Please watch: "Royal visit 1939 drive by on Kingsway at Marlborough in Burnaby May 29th"