Tag Archives: Canada

I Videotaped Much of the Queen’s 1994 Visit to Canada’s Northwest Territories

Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh arrive at Rankin Inlet, NWT in Canada's North as video reported by Henry Tenby on August 22, 1994.

(SEE BELOW FOR VIDEO PREVIEWS) – In August of 1994, The Queen and her husband the Duke of Edinburgh paid a multi day visit to Canada’s Northwest Territories, after her official opening of the Commonwealth Games in Victoria. Much of the visit was video documented by aviation videographer Henry Tenby (JetFlix TV founder) who lived […]

Vancouver’s Vibrant Neon Filled Downtown and Theatre District in Colour Circa 1953-1955

Granville Street Vogue and Orpheum Theatres circa 1954. Granville is Vancouver's busiest and most colourful street, showing the heart of the city's vibrant theatre district, with its numerous neon signs. (Grant-Mann Lithographers LTD "COLOR CARD" division, Vancouver, BC)

I recently stumbled across a small collection of old colour postcards I collected decades ago, depicting Vancouver’s vibrant theatre district of Granville Street and all the neon signed movie theatres of the day. From the movies in the theatre marquis, we can date the views to the period between 1953 and 1955. It really was […]