Photograph depicts an audience at the Grandview Theatre. The Grandview Theatre opened in 1929 by Famous Players and showed second run films at its 1730 Commercial Drive location until 1959. It is now El Sureno Market.
Full capacity audience, mostly children; ushers standing in front of exits at ends of aisles.
Photograph depicts Mayor Taylor of Vancouver (right) making a presentation to a performer at Orpheum Theatre. The Orpheum Theatre was built in 1927 by the Orpheum vaudeville circuit and showed mainly movies until the 1970s. In 1974, it was purchased by the City of Vancouver, underwent extensive renovations and was reopened in 1977 as the home of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Two men, one in a dark suit, the other in a light suit (Mayor Louis D. Taylor), on stage shaking hands in right of image; crowd gathered backstage, behind curtain; audience and orchestra conductor in left of image; ornate Spanish Baroque detailing on interior of theatre; handwriting over stage which reads "[Presentation] of [L?] Pass to Orpheum Theatre".
Photograph depicts Russian ballerina Mme. Anna Pavlova (12 February 1881 –23 January 1931) aboard the Empress of Canada. She is famous for being the first ballerina to travel around the world to perform ballet for people who had never been exposed to it.
Half body shot of woman wearing knit cap and striped blazer, hands in pockets; standing against white backdrop; black rail partially visible in left of image.
Photograph depicts a crowd gathered in front of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
Sidewalk and outdoor patio with umbrellas and shell chairs in foreground of image; three storey building with window facade and taller extension in read in middle of image; main Vancouver post office in left background of image.
Photograph depicts Chinese vendors on East Pender Street in Chinatown.
Five men on dirt road in front of wooden storefronts; sign painted on storefront in middle of image reads "Gim Lee Yuen"; horse-drawn buggies parked on left side of street; black dog in street in background.