STK-ID 18618

Opening of Red Cross Lodge (Vancouver, 00/01/946): brief shots of lieutenant-governor WC Woodward at microphone, acting premier Pat Mailand, Vancouver mayor Jack W Cornett. Group shot of Mrs Austin Taylor, lieutenant-governor Woodward, Mrs Woodward. Group shot of Honourable Pat Maitland, Mr McKergow, president of British Columbia branch of Red Cross and mayor Jack Cornett. CU of McKergow. Group shot of Mrs Taylor handing over lodge to private Coldwell, representing veterans, signing official register. Shot of lieutenant-governor Woodward signing register. Various shots of distinguished guests, of army nurses applauding. HAS of hospital lounge, convalescing war casualties relaxing, some in wheelchairs. Several shots of soldiers spending the time of day in various occupations, jigsaw puzzles, cards. Two shots of nurses tidying up beds. Interior shot at soda fountain, customers being served. Shot of Shaughnessy Hospital through window of Red Cross Lodge. Two shots inside dining room, men being served. CU of Red Cross volunteer crest. CU of nurses posing.


Excerpt from
Opening of Red Cross Lodge / Governor General on West Coast
Vancouver (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio