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Old Films

 

Back in the 1960's there was a joke about the easiest way to clear a room was to offer to show off home movies.  But you know what?  Wait a couple of decades and those old films suddenly look really interesting.  They become a window on another world.   

 

So isn't it great that for the past few years, the City of Vancouver archives has been quietly collecting home movies from the city's past, restoring and preserving them so people can watch them centuries from now.  Occasionally, they even show them off in real movie theatres.  Vancouver Movies  icon_video.gif