Item F1986:25/006.01 - The big country : the interior of British Columbia, Canada

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The big country : the interior of British Columbia, Canada

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Pacific Motion Picture Associates Ltd.

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  • 1973 (Creation)

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1 film reel (00:14:31 ; 524 ft) : composite print, colour, sound ; 16 mm and additional film elements

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The item is a composite print of a travelogue film from 1973. Explorations of the vast British Columbia heartland, from the United States border to the valley of the Upper Skeena. Costumed Indian dances, rodeos, legends of the gold rush, idyllic summer in the lakelands of the Okanagan and Kootenay - all this makes for enticing viewing. (Catalogue description)

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A VHS reference copy is available for this item, V2005:02/013.02
U-Matic Video master, V2005:02/013.01

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Copyright undetermined -- may be held by Government of British Columbia.

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Accession number(s): F1986:25

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Previously described as AAAA0237

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producing agency/company: Pacific Motion Picture Associates Ltd.; director: Richard Savage Sr.; director: Richard Savage Jr.; narrator: Alan Jordan; narrator: Robert George; sound: Bill Armstrong; assistant: Mary Anne McEwen; assistant: David Anthony Howe; sponsored/presented by: Government of British Columbia

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F1986:25/006.02 - composite print (duplicate)

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