Item AAAA8139 - The plywood story

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The plywood story

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A Lew Parry Film Production ; sponsored by the Plywood Manufacturers Association of British Columbia

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  • 1955 (Creation)
    [filmed 1953-1954?]

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Industrial film. The production, special qualities and varied uses of plywood -- in construction, in industry and on the farm. The film's whimsical commentary is provided by a movie cameraman who is seen shooting footage on the subject for a documentary. Filmed in B.C., with scenes in Saskatchewan, Winnipeg and elsewhere in Canada.

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Conservation: Film materials are in cold storage and not accessible.

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Copyright assumed to be held by the sponsor(s).

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Accession number(s): 2015.103

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Some copies may include a pre-title credit which reads "The Douglas Fir Plywood Industry presents...".

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry # P/56.

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Sponsored by the Plywood Manufacturers Association of British Columbia; story: Spence Crilly, Lew Davidson; photography: Robert Reid, John Young; editor: David Power; narrator: Bill Herbert; art: M. Roozeboom; recorded by Telesound; director by C.D.M. Kitchin; produced by L.M. Parry.

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Parry production no. 131.

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