Nova Scotia Archives

'The Way We Were': Nova Scotia in Film, 1917-1957

Flotation Suit and a Screen Scrapbook



A variety of footage including: man demonstrating a floatation suit on Halifax waterfront; English folk dance (May pole dance) demonstration on Studley field at Dalhousie; men in log rolling competition; diver; football on Studley field and people generally 'hamming it up' - including Laurel and Hardy imitations. Also includes a short film of a tableau/dance sequence entitled A Screen Scrapbook - Woodland Dance directed by Madame Hylda.

Date: ca. 1923-1935

Format: 1 film reel (00:09:30 hrs.) : silent, b&w & colour

Filmmaker: Allen Fraser

Reference no: Allen Fraser Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1992-50 film no. Fb 2641