Item F1983:07/008 - The good life

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The good life

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Lew Parry Film Productions

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  • 1968 (Creation)

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1 film reel (00:25:00 ; ca. 900 ft) : release print, colour, sound ; 16 mm

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The item is a release print of a promotional film from 1968. It shows the economic and other benefits enjoyed by BC residents as a result of political leadership and industrial development in the province. Includes sequences on primary and secondary industries; the damming of the Columbia and Peace Rivers for hydro-electric power and flood control; expansion of highways; BC Ferries; tourism; assistance to homeowners; medical services; educational facilities; etc. Premier W.A.C. Bennett makes some brief prepared remarks at the film's beginning and end.

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For a reference copy of this title, see V1986:39/002 item #1 REF.

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Copyright Government of British Columbia.

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Accession number(s): F1983:07

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Previously described as AAAA4247

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sponsored/presented by: Trade and Commerce British Columbia. Dept. of Industrial Development; photography: Hajo F. Hadeler; animation: Laurence Hanson; art direction: Laurence Hanson; editor: Norma Jackson; director: Lew M. Parry; writer: Lew M. Parry; photography: Len Peace; narrator: George Sillery; sound recording: Lloyd Stump; sound: Telesound Film Recordings Ltd.; producing agency/company: Lew Parry Film Productions

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