Item V1985:13 - Across Canada

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Across Canada

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  • moving images

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Associated Screen News Ltd.

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  • Copied 1985 (originally created ca. 1946) (Creation)

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1 videocassette (00:32:00) : video master, colour, VHS, sound ; 13 mm

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The item is a video copy of a travelogue film from around 1946. It shows a scenic tour across Canada featuring tourist attractions, provincial capitals, and CP hotel facilities. BC scenes: across the Great Divide to Lake O'Hara; Field; Takakkaw Falls; Emerald Lake; Kicking Horse River; Vancouver (skyline, streets, Lion's Gate Bridge, English Bay, harbour, CP Princess ship departing), and Victoria (aerial view, ship arriving, harbour view).

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Copied around 1985 from the National Film, Television and Sound Archives, National Archives of Canada, NAC film #1177 (CP collection).


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U-Matic sub-master, V1985:14.

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Copyright assumed to be held by the sponsor(s).

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Content notes in file V1985:13.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #A/02.

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Accession number(s): V1985:14

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Previously described as AAAA0022.

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sponsored/presented by: Canadian Pacific Railway Company; producing agency/company: Associated Screen News Ltd.; photography: Norman Hull; editor: Earl Clark; narrator: Peel Steven; director: Harold Peberdy; sound: Walter Darling; script: Larry Gough

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