Item F1984:11/079.01 - Prophecy of the Peace : [short version]

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Prophecy of the Peace : [short version]

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Lew Parry Film Productions

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  • 1964-1965 (Creation)

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1 film reel (00:18:30 ; 667 ft) : release print, colour, sound ; 16 mm and additional film elements

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The item is a release print of an industrial film, made in 1964-1965. It show the continuing construction of Portage Mountain dam on the Peace River. Includes: re-enactments of the region's history (Indigenous people, Alexander Mackenzie's journeys, fur trade & homesteading); local farming; dam construction; the 5-mile conveyor built to carry earth fill to build the dam; activities in and around Prince George; the Endako Mine; etc.

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Copyright British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority.

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Shot list in file F1984:11/079.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #P/80.

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Accession number(s): F1984:11

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Previously described as AAAA2442

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producing agency/company: Lew Parry Film Productions; photography: Peter Parsons; sound: Lloyd Stump; editor: Norma Jackson; narrator: Harvey Dawes; sponsored/presented by: British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority; art direction: Laurence Hanson; animation: Laurence Hanson; sound: Telesound Film Recordings Ltd.; producer: Lew M. Parry

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F1984:11/079.02 - release print (duplicate)

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