STK-ID 7171

[Title: The City of Sunshine] LS of the Empress Hotel and cut to HAS of three-funneled passenger ship coming into inner harbour. Cut to passengers on deck and back to the ship at dockside. HAS over Brentwood Bay, people looking at the sights. View of sights from lodge. Three women, one man are shown seated at a table having tea. Exterior of lodge, above people coming out. Various LSs and two LAMSs of the Dominion Observatory. HAS over the gorge, one motorboat on water. HAS of young people swimming, diving from boathouse. Sequence on golfers swinging at the little ball on the fairways of the Victoria Golf Club. Sequence on swans gliding on a pond. MS of one swan. Several birds come swimming to the camera and to the women who hand them a few tidbits. Ditto some ducks at a small zoo, a woman feeds a couple of deer through a fence. Various shots of strollers in Butchart Gardens, lush foliage, with many flowers seen MCSs. The three women escorted by a man get into a 1915 McLaughlin touring car for the trip back to the ship. BOATING SHOT of the Legislature in the distance, and of the breakwater as the camera ship sails out into the Strait of Georgia. One shot taken from the breakwater itself of that structure extending away into the strait. Final shot of two-funneled ship sailing away. [Titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
City of Sunshine
Victoria (British Columbia)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486