"The 1966 Centennial canoe race, including preparations at Tulista Park in Sidney, the race and the finish. Good close-ups of the canoeists. A large, three-masted sailboat -- possibly an imitation Chinese junk?" British Columbia Archives.
"The Glory Road is a film story of flying fists and hard punching youngsters battling their way to the top of the amateur boxing world. It records, with amazing completeness and verity, the actual ring contests of the 1938 Golden Gloves championship fights. Taking up the story at the bottom of the ladder, Dr. Clifford Decker pictures the long grind of training, the whirl of preliminary elimination fights, the trip of a local picked team to New York for the semi finals and the eventual rise of a Binghamton boy to the Eastern championship after a victory in Madison Square Garden. A sizable accomplishment, this film is more than a mere record. The producer has added imagination and has built up a significant continuity with stirring crises. Although the vast bulk of material, necessary to make the document complete, rather overbalances the film and detracts from its pure motion picture value, The Glory Road is an extraordinary picture." Movie Makers, Dec. 1938, 618-619.
"...describes a Winter excursion to a popular resort." (Ottawa Journal)
"The First Sunday Winter Excursion to Victoria Beach [Manitoba] of February 25th, 1940. The Community Club. Steam train. Dog sled. Snowshoeing. The ice piled up near Patricia Point. Skiing near Moonlight Inn. Curling on rink behind Inn. Victoria Beach station." (LAC description)
"Lillian McNulty gave a thorough behind-the-scenes look view of a big horse race in 'Kentucky Derby, 1937'" American Cinematographer, April, 1938, 173.
Life at Deep Cove "shows family leisure activities, 1937 Deep Cove Regatta; colour section of sunbathing and Deep Cove scenes" British Columbia Archives.
El filme retrata el deporte cross country.
The film depicts cross country running.
Olympionic is another successful film by Rose and Stuart Dabbs of the Bronx. Naturally it's in color, and it is only 4 minutes long. The film is an excellent example of creativity, experimentation and what have you. It's all put together neatly. Here's your chance to see a film twice, three times and even as many as twenty times all in one screening. The gracefulness of the film is really a work of art. Oh yes, it's about Olympic diving" PSA Journal, Nov. 1969, 57.
"Young women at Brockton Point, Stanley Park, put on a display of Pro-Rec activities: massed calisthenics, costumed dancing, drill team (brief shots only), more massed calisthenics. The film concludes with a couple of men's tumbling runs." (BC Archives)
One of the regular displays or demonstrations put on in Vancouver by the Provincial Recreation Program ("Pro-Rec"), a community-oriented physical education program administered by the British Columbia Department of Education. Mrs. Hilda Keatley was the Provincial Supervisor for Women. The program operated in many BC cities and towns during the years 1938-1953. (D.J. Duffy)
The filmmaker has not been identified.
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