Item F1986:41/003 - Northward bound

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Northward bound

General material designation

  • moving images

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

British Columbia. Government Travel Bureau. Photographic Branch

Title notes

Level of description


Reference code


Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • [between 1949 and 1954] (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

1 film reel (00:18:00 ; 662 ft) : answer print, colour, sound ; 16 mm and additional film elements

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Custodial history

Scope and content

The item is an answer print of a travelogue film made between 1949 and 1954. It shows the BC section of the Alaska Highway, from Dawson Creek to Lower Post on the Yukon Border. The narrator is supposedly a local "character," making his first trip up the highway.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

A VHS reference copy is available for this item, V1987:28/001.03
Type C video master, V1987:28/001.01
U-Matic video sub-master, V1987:28/001.02
Betacam SP video sub-master, V1987:28/001.04

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Copyright Government of British Columbia.

Finding aids

Transcript of narration in file F1986:36/001.

Associated materials

Related materials


General note

References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #N/38.

General note

Accession number(s): F1983:02; F1986:36

General note

Previously described as AAAA2114

Credits note

producing agency/company: British Columbia. Government Travel Bureau. Photographic Branch; photography: C.R.D. Ferris; writer: Harry Harrod; narrator: Bill Ward; sound: Telesound Film Recordings Ltd.; director: C.R.D. Ferris

Accompanying material

Additional elements include:
F1986:36/001.01 - original reversal A-roll
F1986:36/001.02 - original reversal B-roll
F1983:02/028 - direct positive track (optical track)
F1986:41/001 - A-wind internegative
F1986:41/002 - A-wind negative track (optical track)

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Accession area