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Robert C. Fortune fonds
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Airborne garbage

Documentary. The growing menace of air pollution as a result of industrial growth and urban development in BC. Animated cartoons reveal the historical roots of air pollution in Vancouver. Live-action footage includes general views of Vancouver, ...

By the hand of man

Industrial film. Points out the reliability of wood as a building material throughout history. Includes a variety of shots of the forest industry in British Columbia as well as local construction projects, large and small.

Plywood world

Industrial film. "Shows the manufacture of Douglas Fir plywood and its many uses throughout the world." [COFI description] Depicts logging, transport of logs, peeling logs in plywood mill, manufacturing and grading of plywood, shipping. ...

Plywood world : [out-takes]

Out-takes. Logging, transport of logs, peeling logs in plywood mill, manufacturing and grading of plywood, shipping. Also shows construction and woodworking using plywood.

Port Mann Bridge

Industrial film. The engineering and construction of the Port Mann Bridge -- the last link in BC's portion of the Trans-Canada Highway -- and its official opening on 12 June 1964 by Premier W.A.C. Bennett. Also includes historical footage of...

Project Granduc

Industrial film. The construction of Granduc Mine, with emphasis on the engineering aspects of the project.

Robert C. Fortune fonds

  • PR-1826
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1971

The fonds consists of Fortune's television productions, including documentaries on air pollution and industrial films pertaining to plywood, the forest industry, the Port Mann Bridge and the Granduc Mine.

Fortune, Robert C.