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Time Out For Football

Episdoe of the CBC program Time Out for Football, a show that featured professional football with an emphasis on the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. The episode of October 17, 1967 included a film feature that covered the first annual Shrum Bowl, a meeting between the football teams of SFU and UBC. The game took place on October 16, 1967 with SFU winning 32-13.

The film includes the following shots (descriptions taken from the CBC catalogue entry): UBC campus B-Roll shots; interview with Gordon Shrum; shots in UBC Thunderbird locker room, players suiting up and voiceover comments from players about SFU; UBC players at practice with assistant coach voiceover comments and head coach Frank Gnup shots and voiceover comments; SFU players suiting up in their locker room and with player voiceover comments on UBC and the game; SFU team practice at Burnaby campus with voiceover comment from coaches, including head coach Lorne Davies. The game highlight package includes the opening kickoff by SFU player Dave Cutler; UBC opening drive; an SFU interception; UBC running gains and a second SFU interception; SFU quaterback Holmes scores a touchdown; UBC's Vic Iwata fumbles and SFU recovers; Iwata takes the opening kickoff of the second half; UBC's Bellamy runs back an interception; Hardy completes a UBC pass to Bellamy; SFU penalized for pass interference; UBC run for their first touchdown; Ron Ritchie makes a long punt return for a UBC touchdown. The game ends, Gordon Shrum presents the trophy to SFU. Ted Reynolds thanks cameramen Roy Luckow and Bob Reid as well as film editor Frank Irvine and Bob Smith ('Hot Air' host) script and narration. Reynolds responds to a viewer's question re: NFL vs. CFL football, and draws a name for a draw. The kinescope includes an animated Fred Asher "biography" of Stephen Leacock, and a public service announcement on allergies. Show concludes with Ted Reynolds on phone with BC Lions coach Jim Champion in Ottawa re: the injury situation with various Lions players and preps for the upcoming game against the Ottawa Rough Riders.

Gordon Shrum

A, B - Dr. Gordon Shrum, SFU's 1st Chancellor who built SFU (see Comment Fall / Winter 1980)

SFU: A History

Production includes stills of various people involved in the start of SFU (e.g., Shrum, Bennett, Erickson & Massey, etc.), aerials of campus, classrooms, and hallway shots of students. Music accompanies some of the footage, including the violin and bagpipes. Voiceovers include Shrum and Bennett reminiscing about the university's beginnings and achievements, and faculty teaching. Text appears throughout highlighting SFU's various achievements.

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