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Vancouver neon signs in 1957, an excerpt used by the BBC

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Published on Apr 18, 2014

There was a time in the 50s and 60s when Vancouver we reknown for all the neon in the city. This footage was shot for the BBC-TV series, "Living in the British Commonwealth".

The original footage was shot by CBUT (CBC Vancouver) cameraman Kelly Duncan. He shot 'several hundred feet' of silent B&W film typical of life in Vancouver. This silent footage is enhanced with a Miles Davis "Florence sur les Champs-Elysees" soundtrack

Footage comes from Vanalogue - https://www.youtube.com/user/vanalogue and can be accessed at the following link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHCEA...

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Please watch: "Royal visit 1939 drive by on Kingsway at Marlborough in Burnaby May 29th"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Db0AN...
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