Item AAAA2555 - Reservoirs in the sky

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Reservoirs in the sky

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  • moving images

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[Roth Gordon and Ken West]

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  • [ca. 1948] (Creation)

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Documentary. How the Greater Vancouver Water District supplies water to Vancouver and surrounding communities. Footage of the North Shore watershed, rivers, lakes and storage dams -- including Capilano River, Seymour River, Coquitlam Lake, Little Mountain Reservoir, Pitt Meadows area; how water from the North Shore gets to the urban areas; pipeline construction; future plans of the GVWD.

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A VHS reference copy is available for this item.

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Shot list in file F1984:11/104.

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Title and credits from original film container and catalogue text. The involvement of West and Gordon was determined in an interview with Lew Parry, 1985. Treat this print as a MASTER; it is the only known copy extant.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #R/09; B.C. Electric, "16 mm Sound Film Catalogue," 1959 [FCAT 0066 1959].

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Accession number(s): F1984:11

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producer: Kenneth W. West; producer: Roth N. Gordon; sponsored/presented by: Greater Vancouver Water District; narrator: Dick Diespecker; photography: Kenneth W. West; photography: Roth N. Gordon; producing agency/company: Roth N. Gordon; producing agency/company: Kenneth W. West

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