Item F1980:003 - The Cassiar road : ". . . of those who travel."

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The Cassiar road : ". . . of those who travel."

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Jack Chisholm Film Productions

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  • 1970 (Creation)

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1 film reel (00:28:42 ; 1033 ft) : composite print, colour, sound ; 16 mm

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The item consists of a documentary film made by Jack Chisholm Film Productions for the Mining Association of British Columbia in 1970. It traces the development of the Cassiar Asbestos property at Cassiar, B.C., from the mining of the asbestos fibre to the transportation of the product to market. The amenities available to workers and their families are also shown.

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Print has turned quite pink throughout.

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Conservation restriction: original film is in cold storage and is inaccessible.

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

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Revised version.

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References: Mining Association of B.C., "The Mining Industry on Film" [FCAT 0061].

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Accession number(s): F1980:003

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Previously described as AAAA0904.

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producing agency/company: Jack Chisholm Film Productions; director: Jack Chisholm; script: J.D. Christian; narrator: Ken Haslam; photography: Robert Brooks; editor: John Holbrook; sponsored/presented by: Cassiar Asbestos Corporation

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