• Short Summary

    A Gold Rush town in Canada recreates its earliest days in a town pageant.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Dawson. Gold Rush Memories".

    Dawson City, Canada. Pageant in Dawson City recreates the early days of gold hunting.

    GV pan Dawson City with river and mountains in background. LV Dawson City and Shoreline. CU sign "The Pride of Dawson City F.D. 1898". SV two girls dressed in oldtime dresses sitting on fire truck. CU Ditto girls wink at camera. SV old time firemen sitting on fire truck with Y.O.O.P. pioneer hall in background. SV exterior of hotel with old couple in fancy dress of pioneer days pan up to sign "Y.O.O.P" pioneer hall. CU Pioneer with old time gun on his shoulder waving hat. SV two pioneers with unusual hats flags in background. CU another pioneer. SV little boy in prospector's costume. SV attractive girl dressed in old time clothing looks into camera. LV three locomotives. Angle shot train funnel of old locomotive. GV pan Bonanza creek. SV man on river bank washing gold on small slew. CU Ditto. GV Ferry crossing river. SV Flags on Bonanza hotel. SV interior scene from play 'Shooting of Dan McGrew'. SV the players round the table, dice being rolled. LV bar maid handing out drinks. Nearer shot. Ditto. SV pan down from man's face to gun. SV old timer with money on table. SV Dan McGrew with gun. CU man shooting Dan. SV Dan falls to floor. CU old timer at table watching. S. Dan on the floor after being shot. S. exterior. Spectators on pavement watching parade. LV tractor pulling fire truck with two girls aboard through the street in Dawson City.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    2K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:19:00 / 01:13:48:00

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