Item AAAA1936 - Forward

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  • moving images

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British Columbia. Government Travel Bureau. Photographic Branch

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  • [1954-1955] (Creation)

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Documentary. The importance of British Columbia's secondary industries. The activities touched upon include the manufacture of tissue paper, wire rope, pipe, tin cans, plastic bags, lighting fixtures, electric signs, power saws, broom handles, galvanized pails, ceramics, clothing, drill bits, and plasterboard; food canning; sugar refining; hydro-electric power developments; electronics; television (CBC studio); motion picture production and film processing; construction. The filmmaking sequence is in the Parry Films studio in North Vancouver, and Lew Parry is seen on the set as technicians prepare for a shot.

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A VHS reference copy is available for this item.

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Copyright Government of British Columbia.

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F1987:05/001, an additional out-take showing the TV studio at CBC Vancouver.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #F/30. Sessional papers, 1957, v.3, Dept. of Trade and Industry, p.Y59.

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Accession number(s): F1980:223

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Gordon Inglis; Bud Slater

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producing agency/company: British Columbia. Government Travel Bureau. Photographic Branch; director: C.R.D. Ferris; director: Richard L. Colby; photography: Richard L. Colby; script: Eric Ramsden; narrator: Gordon Inglis; photography: Bernard H. Atkins

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