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Salmon for food
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- moving images
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Vancouver Motion Pictures Ltd.
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[ca. 1945] (Creation)
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Industrial film. The British Columbia salmon industry. The province's salmon runs. The work of fishing vessels and their crews. The B.C. Packers cannery at Steveston: salmon being unloaded at the dock; cannery operations and processes (including brief shots of an "Iron Chink" salmon butchering machine); cannery workers (lunchroom, housing, other amenities); canning of salmon. Concluding scene of a family dinner.
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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.
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Copyright assigned to British Columbia Archives, 1985.
Viewing notes in file F1985:14/017.
References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #S/10.
Accession number(s): F1985:14
producing agency/company: Vancouver Motion Pictures Ltd.; producer: Leon Curtis Shelly; director: Oscar C. Burritt; photography: Eldon Wallace (Wally) Hamilton; sound recording: S.G. Wilson; animation: Marguerite E. Goulding; narrator: Don Wilson; sponsored/presented by: British Columbia Packers Limited