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Journey from zero
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- moving images
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National Film Board of Canada
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1 film reel (00:13:32 ; 517 ft) : composite print, colour, sound ; 16 mm
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The item is a documentary film made by the National Film Board of Canada in 1961. It shows the free book service of the BC Public Library Commission, serving oil towns, army bases, mining camps and scattered settlements along the Alaska Highway. Shows the library van's annual trip north from Dawson Creek to Whitehorse, Yukon, with a side trip to Atlin. Includes footage of oil and gas drilling and road construction, and of asbestos mining operations at Cassiar.
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BC. Ministry of Provincial Secretary and Government Services, Library Services Branch.
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Copyright National Film Board of Canada.
For records pertaining to the creation of "Journey from Zero," see series GR-3465 - Library program and service case files.
References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #J/14.
Accession number(s): F1984:05
Previously described as AAAA0397.
producer: Tim Wilson; producing agency/company: National Film Board of Canada; director: Roger Blais; photography: Mogens Gander; editor: Rejane Charpentier; script: Munroe Scott; music: Maurice Blackburn