Item AAAA2020 - [Herring harvest]

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[Herring harvest]

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Parry Films Ltd.

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  • Source of title proper: Supplied title from film leader: "Dec. '56 Herring Harvest [no.] 214 S.E. Orig Colour."

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  • [1956-1957] (Creation)

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Footage. Footage from an unidentified film. Includes views of Vancouver [and North Vancouver?] from the harbour; many scenes of herring fleet under way; shots of and on board various herring boats (including "Norcrown", "Irana", "Waldero" and "Western Cruiser"); the packer "Norcrest" unloading fish at a cannery on the North Shore; herring in nets and being brailed into hold; seagulls swarming.

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The footage and production number do not correspond to any known completed film, although some shots may have been used in the fishing industry film PACIFIC HARVEST (1959). The film stock is coded 1956 except for the first few sequences, which are on 1957 stock.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #P/15.

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Accession number(s): F1981:17

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Parry production no. 214.

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producing agency/company: Parry Films Ltd.; producer: Lew M. Parry

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