Item AAAA2153 - Hydro in action

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Hydro in action

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British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority

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  • Variations in title: PNE silent loop film [working title]

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  • 1974 (Creation)

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Promotional film. An overview of BC Hydro efforts to meet the growing demand for electrical power. Includes footage of: construction at the Peace River project and Mica dam powerhouse; public beaches on Arrow reservoir; ecological projects such as Creston wildfowl sanctuary and Meadow Creek spawning channel; overland and undersea transmission lines; Kootenay Canal dam site and Burrard Thermal station. Much of the same footage appears in POWER AND PEOPLE.

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Copyright British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority.

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Shot list in file F1984:11/068.

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The original A&B rolls for this production were discarded at the BC Archives; considerable footage had been removed, rendering the rolls unprintable. HYDRO IN ACTION was apparently produced for continuous screenings in a B.C. Hydro display at the Pacific National Exhibition.

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Accession number(s): F1984:11; F1992:05

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sponsored/presented by: British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority; producer: Lew M. Parry; producing agency/company: British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority

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