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Across Canada

Travelogue. A scenic tour across Canada featuring tourist attractions, provincial capitals, and CP hotel facilities. BC scenes: across the Great Divide to Lake O'Hara; Field; Takakkaw Falls; Emerald Lake; Kicking Horse River; Vancouver (skyl...

Yoho

Travelogue. "'YOHO!' is the word the Indians used to express surprise and wonder. What more suitable name could have been chosen for that little valley in the Canadian Rockies? A dozen waterfalls - Takakkaw, Point Lace, Twin Falls...

Beautiful Ocean Falls

Travelogue. "Power dam with gate & wheelhouse at Ocean Falls. Link River Falls. New power house of Pacific Mills. Board walk at Link Falls. Bridal Veil Falls. Rocky canyon near Twin Lakes. Mountains near Ocean Falls. Beach at Bella Bella....

Brave new north

Promotional film. Mining in the Yukon, yesterday and today, and the importance of the White Pass and Yukon Railway as a transportation system. Shows the development and start-up of the Anvil Mine, a lead-zinc mine on the Ross River; its impact on...

Canawest Film Productions Ltd.

BC Centennial canoe pageant 1971

Special event coverage. To commemorate the hundred years since British Columbia joined the confederation of Canada as a province, the ten provinces and two territories each sent a seven-man crew into the B.C. interior for a nineteen-day sojourn ov...

British Columbia sports

Travelogue. Depicts various recreational attractions of BC, including skiing on Mt. Revelstoke, big game, fishing, and a boat cruise on Princess Louisa Inlet. The culture of the Northwest Coast Indians is represented by a teepee, a totem pole and ...

Down western slope

Actuality. "The film was shot from a flatcar ahead of a CPR locomotive, with the camera in a fixed position, and shows the tracks and surrounding countryside as the train passes through the Kicking Horse Pass. The film is very clear, and snow...

Canada's Pacific gateway

Travelogue. "'Three score years ago, where Burrard Inlet dents the coastline of Canada, stood a tiny trading post. Today on this same site stands the Dominion's largest Pacific port and one of her greatest cities -- Vancouver. With...

Panoramic view between Palliser and Field

Actuality. "'We present in this picture numerous picturesque scenes taken in the most mountainous portion of the entire Canadian Pacific R.R. system. In passing between these two points the sharpest curves and the most diversified scene...

Panoramic view of Kicking Horse Canyon

Actuality. "'We show here one of. the grandest pieces of scenery in the West, namely, "Kicking Horse Canyon" on the line of the Canadian Pacific [Railway]. This vast canyon is fourteen miles long, running through the Rocky mou...

Victoria : the sunshine city

Travelogue. A tour of the capital of British Columbia, including views of the Butchart Gardens, Marine Drive, and Beacon Hill Park, as well as the exterior and interior of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory.

Through the Norway of America

Travelogue. "The description in the CGMPB catalogue reads: 'This film comprises a trip on the palatial Grand Trunk Pacific steamers from Vancouver to Prince Rupert. This is also a beautiful scenic film.' [Shots] include: The mount...

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