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Tourism and promotional films and videos Lower Mainland Region (B.C.)
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The Fraser Valley, British Columbia

The item is an answer print of a travelogue film from 1947-1948. It shows the Fraser Valley from White Rock to Hope, via Vancouver and the Trans-Canada Highway. The film includes footage of: King George VI Highway; White Rock; Peace Arch Park; Canada customs inspection; dairy, poultry and vegetable farming; brickmaking; Stave falls power plant; the Fraser Valley Union Library; Chilliwack Cherry Carnival Parade; Chilliwack Air Show; fishing on Vedder River; Harrison Lake resort; etc. Also shows use of an Avro Anson (registration CF-EKM) to transport live baby chicks by air, and use of a Republic Seabee seaplane to fly in to Chilliwack Lake for an afternoon's fishing.

This is the place

The item is a composite print of a travelogue made between 1972 and 1977 which highlights the Lower Mainland and Sunshine Coast. Includes footage of Vancouver (general), Abbotsford Air Show, Royal Hudson steam train excursion, ferry from Horseshoe Bay, Sechelt, sport fishing, boat trip up Jervis Inlet, salmon fishing derby, Garibaldi Provincial Park (camping, mountain climbing).