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Bob Langdon interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1968 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Bob Langdon discusses current attitudes about airplane travel in and around Northern Vancouver Island. He describes flying weather; conditions; passengers; potential hazards; rapidly changing; w...

Bruce Brown interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-?] SUMMARY: In an oral history interview with Imbert Orchard, floatplane pilot Bruce Brown discusses his experiences flying to and around the Queen Charlotte Islands, and the dangers presented by high winds, low ...

Canadian scene : Over the roof

SUMMARY: A documentary account of the first scheduled commericial flight from Vancouver to Amsterdam, flown by Canadian Pacific Airlines DC-6B -- a distance of 4,825 miles by the Arctic route, with a stop at Sondre-Stromfjord, Greenland. The progr...

Donald MacLaren interview

CALL NUMBER: T3217:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1978 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Don MacLaren discusses: background- born in Ottawa, moved to Calgary in 1898, went to McGill University in 1912, joined Royal Flying Corps in Toronto in 1917, with air fo...

Flight north

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: This tape entitled "Flight North", begins with sounds of a plane taking off and flying. Then Imbert Orchard describes Takla Landing on Takla Lake. Then there are sounds of a plane ...

James Thorn : [speech]

SUMMARY: Speech by James Thorn, High Commissioner for New Zealand in Canada, upon arrival in Vancouver, about relations between Canada and New Zealand, and trans-Pacific flights. Includes introduction by Gordon Sloan, Chief Justice of British Colu...

John G. Fraser interview

CALL NUMBER: T1174:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Air traffic controller in Sandspit, B.C. : J.G. Fraser PERIOD COVERED: 1952-1969 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: John Fraser recounts his career in the aviation industry and his coming to Sandspit to run the te...

Mel Parker interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-03 SUMMARY: Mel Parker has been logging for a number of years, and is the son of Dewey Parker. (See T1922:0001.) TRACK 1: Recollection of early life and schooling in logging camps. The Depression. Started workin...

No barriers : [out-takes]

Out-takes. The geographical barriers that once hindered progress in Canada, and the surmounting of those barriers by air travel. Filmed all across Canada (including Charlottetown, Montreal, Toronto and Uranium City), with staged sequences on the ...

Plane journey from Campbell River : North Island II

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: This airplane journey includes the sounds of an Island Airlines flight (by floatplane) out of Campbell River at the spit; traveling to the [change in tape speed] islands east of Campbell Rive;...

Plane last : [sounds and narration]

CALL NUMBER: T4255:0146 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Plane last : [sounds] RECORDED: [location unknown], [1971?] SUMMARY: [No content information available.];CALL NUMBER: T4255:0147 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Plane last : Imbert Orchard's descr...

Report on air transportation

SUMMARY: Report by Jim Osborne (?) and comments by William Templeton, Pacific Airport Manager, Walter Rowen (?), Station Manager for Trans-Canada Airways, and T.H. Finnie (?), Manager of British Columbia Aero ;Club, about: Pacific Airport, Trans-C...

The land between

Travelogue. The Cariboo-Chilcotin region, with an introductory section on the history and exploration of the region. Includes footage of ranches, highways, small communities, the restored Gold Rush town of Barkerville, Bella Coola, Mount Waddingt...

The world forgetting

The item consists of a film reel containing documentary footage from the 1950s. It shows flight from Fort St. James to the Walker's camp at Cold Fish Lake, a weasel family, goat at salt lick and packing supplies at Cold Fish Lake. Pack train...

[Air Canada inaugural flight to London]

Footage. One brief shot of an Air Canada aircraft at the terminal, presumably in London. Tourists visit common London sights: the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, etc., and lay a wreath at Winston Churchill's grave.

[Blaylock films]

Footage. Mainly depicts subjects related to Consolidated Mining staff and operations across Canada. Notes (from original film boxes): 1. Sulphur experiment. 2. Quebec 1933 or 1934. 3. Montreal and Quebec, [19]34 -- "only fair". 4. Flin ...

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