Nova Scotia Archives, Film Footage 1899 onwards

The Eastern Eye: Nova Scotia Filmography 1899-1973

http://novascotia.ca/archives/virtual/easterneye/http://

The Nova Scotia Archives holds film clips of Nova Scotia scenes and events.  A search generated the following for Antigonish:

Antigonish [1930s] 35 mm, b&w
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Nova Scotia Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation 35 mm, colour, sound, [00:10:00]
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St. Francis Xavier University convocation Associated Screen News 1946 35 mm, sound
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Cardinal McGuigan and Nova Scotia honoured Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation 1946 35 mm, silent
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Eye Witness No. 7 National Film Board of Canada 1948 16 mm, 35 mm, b&w, sound, 00:09:00
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Owners all Harmon Foundation 1948
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Centenary ends with special convocation Associated Screen News 1953 35 mm, sound, [00:00:48]
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Highland Games Nova Scotia Travel Bureau, Information Division [1955] 16 mm, colour, silent, 00:05:00
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Highland Games Nova Scotia Travel Bureau, Information Division [1955] 16 mm, colour, silent, 00:04:40
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Opening of St. Rita Hospital School of Nursing 1960s 8 mm, [00:03:00]
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Students National Film Board of Canada 1961 16 mm
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Antigonish international [Part 2] Canadian Broadcasting Corporation 196300:30:00
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Antigonish National Film Board of Canada 1964 16 mm, b&w, sound, 00:20:41
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St Francis Xavier conference (programme #17) Prince Edward Island Department of Development, Communications Branch [1969] 16 mm, colour, sound, 00:30:00
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Antigonish blacks Canadian Broadcasting Corporation 16 mm, colour, sound, 00:09:37
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For example, the description of the 1961 NFB production as follows:

Producing Agency: National Film Board of Canada
Production Date: 1961
Format: 16 mm
Synopsis: general shots of students at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish. Included are scenes of convocation, of the girls choir and of African students.
Repository: National Film Board of Canada, Stock Shot Library
Subjects: Students
Choirs
Antigonish
Genre: Outtakes

 

The Way we Were: Halifax Scenes 1917-1957 is accessible on the Virtual Gallery

http://novascotia.ca/archives/virtual/NSfilm/films.asp?ID=8

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