Bill Day fonds

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Metro Media Society

Bio

Bill Day was an early member and producer at Metro Media, Vancouver.

 

Scope

Donated by Bill Day, November 2016:

  • 38 videotapes (3/4″ Umatic and VHS) + 1 folder of textual/graphic material
  • Material related to Metro Media and personal productions.

 

Original works

Gauguin
A video done with the Open Eye dance troupe from New York in Hawaii and Vancouver.  Jean Erdman was the troupe producer.  Erman was married to Joseph Campbell well-known philosopher/anthropologist.  Campbell appears on tape. The crew stayed at the Erdman estate in north Oahu during rehearsals.

Stone Sculptor
Unedited video documentation of the Vancouver International Stone Sculpture Symposiumexhibit at Van Dusen Gardens [1975] . Includes interviews with the sculptors. [See Women In Focus fonds for another documentary on this subject]

Bob Dylan
Footage of Dylan’s Vancouver concert An experiment in recording live events on a Portapack video camera.  c.1974

Williams Lake
Williams Lake Stampede documentation. 

Environmental
Unidentified content. Day believes it is a compilation of programs about the environment produced by Metro Media. 

Channel 9
Unidentified content. Possibly work done by Metro Media with Channel 9 [PBS] in the 1970s.

 

Access

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