Item F1984:11/063.01 - Canyon of destiny

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Canyon of destiny

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  • moving images

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Lew Parry Film Productions

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  • [between 1963-1967] (Creation)

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1 film reel (00:27:00 ; 919 ft) : release print, colour, sound ; 16 mm and additional film elements

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The item consists of a release print of an industrial film, made between 1963 and 1967. It shows the planning, construction and official opening of the W.A.C. Bennett Dam at Portage Mountain on the Peace River. Includes discussion of the geology of the region.

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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.
A VHS reference copy is available for this item, V2007:01/004.02
Betacam SP video master, V2007:01/004.01

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Copyright British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #C/51.

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Accession number(s): F1984:11

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Previously described as AAAA0887

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sponsored/presented by: British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority; producing agency/company: Lew Parry Film Productions; director: Lew M. Parry; script: Lew M. Parry; photography: Len Peace; sound recording: Lloyd Stump; sound: Telesound Film Recordings Ltd.; editor: Scott Miller; art direction: Laurence Hanson; narrator: George McLean

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F1984:11/063.02 - release print (duplicate)
F1984:11/063.03 - release print

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