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British Columbia--Description and travel--1945-1985
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Beautiful British Columbia : 1952 version

The item is a travelogue film print. Shows scenery and attractions of British Columbia, including resorts, sports and historical spots in Victoria and Vancouver, as well as scenes from the Cariboo, the Okanagan Valley, Vancouver Island and the Kootenays.

Breath of spring

The item is a composite print of a nature film from ca. 1965. It shows the advent of spring in British Columbia, gradually moving across the province from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. Shots of birds, animals and flowers responding to the change of seasons.

Breath of spring : Japanese version

The item is a composite print of a nature film from ca. 1965. It shows the advent of spring in British Columbia, gradually moving across the province from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. Shots of birds, animals and flowers responding to the change of seasons.

British Columbia : Canada's Pacific gateway

The item is an educational film that shows the geography and economy of British Columbia, and the daily lives of its inhabitants. Includes scenes of the Tyee Salmon Tournament at Campbell River; Butchart Gardens; the Inside Passage.

British Columbia : nature's masterpiece

The item is an answer print of a film travelogue from 1980. The film highlights the Thompson and North Thompson regions, the Yellowhead and the Rockies, approaching from Vancouver via the Fraser Canyon. Footage includes white water rafting, Nicola Valley cattle ranching, fishing, Kamloops, North Thompson Overlander Raft Race, Wells Gray and Mount Robson Provincial Parks, Shuswap Lake, Three Valley Gap, Canyon Hot Springs, Rogers Pass and mountain climbing.

This film was produced by the Ministry of Tourism to replace the externally-produced "Majesty of water". Footage from the latter film was used, and the original producer was credited with photography.

British Columbia : nature's masterpiece

Travelogue. Highlights the Thompson and North Thompson regions, the Yellowhead and the Rockies, approaching from Vancouver via the Fraser Canyon. Footage includes white water rafting, Nicola Valley cattle ranching, fishing, Kamloops, North Thompson Overlander Raft Race, Wells Gray and Mount Robson Provincial Parks, Shuswap Lake, Three Valley Gap, Canyon Hot Springs, Rogers Pass, mountain climbing.

British Columbia : nature's masterpiece

The item is a video travelogue. Highlights the Thompson and North Thompson regions, the Yellowhead and the Rockies, approaching from Vancouver via the Fraser Canyon. Footage includes white water rafting, Nicola Valley cattle ranching, fishing, Kamloops, North Thompson Overlander Raft Race, Wells Gray and Mount Robson Provincial Parks, Shuswap Lake, Three Valley Gap, Canyon Hot Springs, Rogers Pass, mountain climbing.

British Columbia : nature's masterpiece : French version

The item is a composite print of a travelogue from 1980. It highlights the Thompson and North Thompson regions, the Yellowhead and the Rockies, approaching from Vancouver via the Fraser Canyon. Footage includes white water rafting, Nicola Valley cattle ranching, fishing, Kamloops, North Thompson Overlander Raft Race, Wells Gray and Mount Robson Provincial Parks, Shuswap Lake, Three Valley Gap, Canyon Hot Springs, Rogers Pass and mountain climbing.

British Columbia : nature's masterpiece : German version

The item is a composite print of a travelogue from 1980. It highlights the Thompson and North Thompson regions, the Yellowhead and the Rockies, approaching from Vancouver via the Fraser Canyon. Footage includes white water rafting, Nicola Valley cattle ranching, fishing, Kamloops, North Thompson Overlander Raft Race, Wells Gray and Mount Robson Provincial Parks, Shuswap Lake, Three Valley Gap, Canyon Hot Springs, Rogers Pass and mountain climbing.

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

The item is a travelogue video. 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.

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

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.

If I didn't see it, I wouldn't believe it : French version

The item is a video master of a travelogue (French version) 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.

Interviews and programs by Bill Herbert

The sub-series consists of documentary radio programs produced and hosted by Bill Herbert. In addition to a number of stand-alone documentaries on B.C. topics, the sub-series also includes all nine episodes "The Road To The Yukon", a CBC Special Events series that ran in the Pacific Region from February 10 to April 14, 1962. It featured Herbert's interviews with people who lived along the Alaska Highway, from Dawson Creek, B.C. to Dawson City, Yukon.

Just visiting

The item is a promotional video on U-Matic tape, probably created in the 1980s. It promotes publications for travel information and outlines highlights of a provincial tour. It is a video version of a slide/tape presentation.

Just visiting

Promotional video. Slide/sound presentation tours places, events and attractions in B.C. as well as the function of the B.C. government's "Calendar of Events" to help visitors plan their holidays.

Majesty of water

The item is a composite print of a travelogue film made 1978-1979. It highlights the Thompson Region from Mount Robson to the Fraser River, with footage of the Yellowhead Route, Wells Gray Park, Overlander Raft Race on the North Thompson River, Kamloops, Fraser Canyon, Thompson River, Nicola Valley ranches, Merritt rodeo, Rogers Pass, Three Valley Gap, Mount Revelstoke National Park, Shuswap Lake, Adams River salmon run. The content of this film was redeveloped as British Columbia: Nature's Masterpiece (1980).

Malcolm Ward Jones photographs

Slides document the work of amateur photographer Malcolm Ward Jones taken during his trips around British Columbia in the late 1950s and 1960s.

Slides depict images of Stanley Park, various locations on Vancouver Island, S.S. Princess Marguerite, North Shore of Vancouver and the 1959 Royal Visit to Shaughnessy Hospital.

Mirrors to the sun : long version

The item is a composite print of a travelogue film made in 1073-1974. It uses unusual optical techniques (mainly mirror-image and "kaleidoscopic" effects) to present the scenic splendours of B.C. Includes footage of abandoned Nickel Plate mine, Fraser Canyon, whitewater rafting, Nicola Valley, cattle ranching & roundup, rodeo, Kalamalka Lake, Kelowna Regatta, Penticton Peach Festival, autumn scenes, snowmobiling and skiing.

Mirrors to the sun : short version

The item is a composite print of a travelogue film made in 1973-1974. It uses unusual optical techniques (mainly mirror-image and "kaleidoscopic" effects) to present the scenic splendours of B.C. Includes footage of abandoned Nickel Plate mine, Fraser Canyon, whitewater rafting, Nicola Valley, cattle ranching & roundup, rodeo, Kalamalka Lake, Kelowna Regatta, Penticton Peach Festival, autumn scenes, snowmobiling and skiing.

Mirrors to the sun : [short version]

Travelogue. Uses unusual optical techniques (mainly mirror-image and "kaleidoscopic" effects) to present the scenic splendours of B.C. Includes footage of abandoned Nickel Plate mine, Fraser Canyon, whitewater rafting, Nicola Valley, cattle ranching & roundup, rodeo, Kalamalka Lake, Kelowna Regatta, Penticton Peach Festival, autumn scenes, snowmobiling, skiing.

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