Item AAAA0024 - Across Canada in fifteen minutes

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Across Canada in fifteen minutes

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Associated Screen News Ltd.

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  • [after 1928] (Creation)

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Travelogue. Travel film of sights from a train trip across Canada, including footage of Nova Scotia, St. John, St Andrew's, Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Hamilton, Georgian Bay, a Great Lakes steamboat, Fort William, Kenora, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Bassano Dam, Calgary, Edmonton, Banff, and Lake Louise. B.C. footage includes: the Spiral Tunnels at Field (with train passing through); Field; open-topped railway observation car with sightseeing passengers; Glacier; Mt. Sir Donald; Albert Canyon; train en route in Fraser Canyon; Vancouver (street scenes, Hotel Vancouver, Stanley Park, English Bay bathers); CPR steamers en route to and at Victoria; Legislative Buildings; Empress Hotel.

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A VHS reference copy is available for this item.

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Viewing notes in file F1991:01/004.

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This appears to be a revised and updated version of the film accessioned as [ACROSS CANADA BY THE CPR]. Most of the direct promotional references to the CPR that appeared in the earlier film have been edited out of this version.

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References: Listed in Browne, "Motion Picture Production in B.C.", entry #0005.

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Accession number(s): F1991:01

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sponsored/presented by: Canada. National Parks Branch; producing agency/company: Associated Screen News Ltd.

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