Item F1986:25/082 - Port Mann Bridge

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Port Mann Bridge

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  • moving images

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Fortune Films Ltd.

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  • [ca. 1964] (Creation)

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1 film reel (00:32:30 ; 1166 ft) : composite print, colour, sound ; 16 mm and additional film elements

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The item is a composite print of an industrial film, made ca. 1964 showing the engineering and construction of the Port Mann Bridge -- the last link in BC's portion of the Trans-Canada Highway -- and its official opening on 12 June 1964 by Premier W.A.C. Bennett. Also includes historical footage of 1930s traffic and the opening of Pattullo Bridge in 1937 by Premier T.D. Pattullo.

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For a reference copy of this title, see V2004:04/019

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Copyright Government of British Columbia.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #P/62.

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Accession number(s): F1983:07; F1986:25

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Previously described as AAAA4279

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sponsored/presented by: British Columbia. Dept. of Highways; narrator: Peter J. Elkington; photography: British Columbia. Dept. of Highways; script: Peter J. Elkington; producing agency/company: Fortune Films Ltd.
Produced in cooperation with CBA Engineering Ltd., Dominion Bridge Co., John Laing and Son (Canada) Ltd., Perini Pacific, and Western Bridge Company Ltd.

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F1983:07/019 - release print

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