Item F1989:20/003 - If I didn't see it, I wouldn't believe it

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If I didn't see it, I wouldn't believe it

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British Columbia. Ministry of the Provincial Secretary and Travel Industry. Special Services Branch

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  • 1976 (Creation)

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1 film reel (00:28:09 ; 833 ft) : composite print, colour, sound ; 16 mm and additional film elements

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The item is a composite print of a travelogue from 1976. An airline passenger waiting for his flight is introduced to the scenic and recreational attractions of B.C. by a talking issue of Beautiful B.C. magazine. Includes footage of Victoria (streets, Swiftsure yacht race), Butchart Gardens, boating, Friendly Cove, Della Falls, Gold River, camping scenes, Campbell River fishing derby, loggers' sports, Nanaimo bathtub race, Vancouver (skyline, streets, Gastown, Queen Elizabeth Park, Stanley Park, restaurants, theatres), Whistler Mountain skiing, Fraser Valley, Fraser Canyon, Indian salmon fishing, Thompson-Nicola country, cattle ranching, rodeo, wildlife, fresh-water fishing, Okanagan Valley scenes, Kelowna Regatta.

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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.
A VHS reference copy is available for this item, V1990:20/006
U-Matic video master, V1986:49/012 item #1

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Copyright Government of British Columbia.

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Content notes and script in file F1986:25/050.

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Accession number(s): F1986:14; F1986:25; V1986:49

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Previously described as AAAA1510

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producing agency/company: British Columbia. Ministry of the Provincial Secretary and Travel Industry. Special Services Branch; producer: Norman Keziere; photography: Norman Keziere; post-production: Gordon Grant; script: E.G. Perrault; narrator: Joseph Golland; narrator: K. Chamberlain; assistant editor: Peggy Stump; graphics: Tom Ashdown; director: Gordon Grant

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Additional elements include:
F1986:14/038.01a - A-roll
F1986:14/038.01b - B-roll
F1986:14/038.02a - B-wind optical track
F1986:14/038.04 - track no.3 (optical track)
F1986:14/038.06 - internegative
F1986:14/038.07 - A-wind optical track (optical track)
F1986:14/038.08 - internegative (partial)
F1986:14/038.09 - track (partial) (optical track)
F1986:14/038.10 - dub master (magnetic track)
F1986:25/050 - composite print (duplicate)

F1986:14/038.02b - B-wind optical track
F1986:14/038.03 - internegative no. 2

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