File RG 657.14 - Videotapes: RCC Open House/Ryerson's 50th Anniversary

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Videotapes: RCC Open House/Ryerson's 50th Anniversary

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  • 1998 (Creation)

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11 VHS tapes ; durations unknown.

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Eleven VHS videocassettes dubbed from betacam format (3 "Ryerson Anniversary", 7 "Broadcast", 1 untitled (events of the days).The originals were 3/4" tapes, but because machines became unavailable to video viewing, they were transferred onto betacam and copies were dubbed onto VHS. The 3/4" tapes were disposed."Ryerson Anniversary". With little information available, the assumption is that these three videos containing a variety of raw footage may have been put together using various resources (including material from the Archives) for the purpose of extracting clips for possible inclusion in the 'news report segments' during the Rogers Communication Centre's "live broadast day" open house on October 24, 1998. This event was part of Homecoming and Ryerson's 50th Anniversary celebration.The following is a brief point-form outline of each tape:
RG 657.14.1:--RRC sod turning ceremony--RRC construction--plaque unveiling--Terry Grier
RG 657.14.2:--CITY-TV Before Breakfast TV--Career College Film (with Lloyd Bochner)--clippings from Archives--Film "The Ryerson Story"--Rogers Communicatin Centre--Interviews with alumnus--Tara Awards Segments--RCC
RG 657.14.3:--still shots: RCC sod-turning, construction--RCC interior--roving reporter interviews--film clip: Wayne & Shuster Look At Technical in Canada!!!An final edited videotape has been arranged under Collection Record: 657-4. A description is also available.
RG 657.14.4 - 657-14.10 Seven videos covering the six-hour live broadcast from the Rogers Communications Centre during Ryerson's Open House event on October 24, 1998, hosted by students Heather Loughran and Francis D'Souza. Segments include a behind-the-scenes operation of Rogers Communications Centre, interviews with Ryerson faculty, the president, students, visitors and well-known alumnus, live news reports, live entertainment, historical clips, including scenes of the construction of the Rogers Communications Centre.!!! An edited one-hour highlight video of the live broadcast event has been arranged under Collection Record: 657-4. A description is available."Events Of The Day" (Tape untitled) A 20-minute video filmed in RCC during the day of October 24. Scenes include :--individuals setting up information desks--sound checks for TV new reports--control room panel checks--various areas in RCC (computer room, lobby, lecture hall, etc.)--Lajuenesse interview--people touing RCC--address by Brian Demude, Image Arts--shots of Ryerson faculty, staff, students, alumni***See File Folder for rough point-form notes made by Archives staff while reviewing each video.

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