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'Ksan

The item consists of nine unedited film elements of a travelogue made between 1968 and 1973. It tells the story of 'Ksan, a restored Gitskan village near Hazelton which officially opened in 1970 as a centre for Indigenous culture, arts and cr...

A date with British Columbia

The item is a release print of a film travelogue, made around 1958. It follows a visiting family on a camping trip in B.C. The cities of Victoria, Nanaimo, Vancouver, Chilliwack, Penticton and Kelowna are shown briefly, but the main focus is on th...

A fish for all seasons

The item is a composite print of a recreational film from 1983. It depicts sport fishing in British Columbia, highlighting the various types of game fish, favoured areas, and fishing tips and lore. Discusses Steelhead, Pacific Salmon, Chinook, Tye...

A place of refuge

The item is a composite print of a travelogue from 1969. It shows the summer and winter activities in the Columbia Valley of the East Kootenay region. A sequence on the area's history is followed by shots of various approaches to the Valley,...

A place of refuge : out-takes

The item consists of five reels of film out-takes, from 1967 to 1969, comprising about 3,800 feet in total. The outs are from a travel film about the East Kootenay and Columbia Valleys and depicts the summer and winter activities of the Columbia V...

A roof for all seasons

The item is a promotional video from around 1980. It contains a slide/sound presentation which refers to the BC Tourist Accommodation Guide and shows recreation vehicle parks, provincial parks, houseboats, fishing camps, resorts, farms, hotels and...

Abbotsford Airshow, 1975

The item is a film reel of unedited out-takes from 1975. It contains footage of the 1975 Abbotsford Airshow. Includes team aerobatics demonstrations by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds (flying the T-38 Talon) and the Canadian Armed Forces Snowbird...

Atlin

The item is a composite print of a travelogue, made 1978-1979. It is a portrait of the historic gold rush town of Atlin in the northwestern corner of BC. Includes shots of abandoned mining sites and the old sternwheeler "Tarahne".

B.C. House in San Francisco

The item is a print of a promotional film from ca. 1965. Newton Phillips Steacy, Commissioner at BC House in San Francisco, California, is shown around and about the city promoting British Columbia.Steacy proposed a promotional film about the wor...

B.C. scenics

The item is a reel of film stock shots from ca. 1977. It contains miscellaneous B.C. scenery. Aerial views of coastline (Long Beach). Shots of seals, small islands, and people playing in the surf. Mountainside waterfall and stream. Shots of and fr...

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