Item F1981:10/002 - The sensitive sockeye

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The sensitive sockeye

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  • moving images

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Parry Films Ltd.

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  • [ca. 1958] (Creation)

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Physical description

1 film reel (ca. 26 min ; 930 ft) : release print, colour, sound ; 16 mm

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The item is a release print of a documentary film from ca. 1958. It depicts the life cycle of the sockeye salmon and the work of the International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission in ensuring the survival of that cycle and of BC's salmon fishing industry. Footage includes: Fort St. James salmon run; seining and gillnetting for sockeye; fishways, fish ladders at Hell's gate, Bridge River and Seton Creek dam; etc.

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Damaged (head and tail sections missing).

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A VHS reference copy is available for this item, V1991:07/001.03
Type C video master, V1991:07/001.01
U-Matic video sub-master, V1991:07/001.02

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

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Shot summary in file F1981:10/002.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #S/25.

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Accession number(s): F1981:10

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Previously described as AAAA2712

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producer: Lew M. Parry; sponsored/presented by: International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission; producing agency/company: Parry Films Ltd.; director: F.W.E. Round; script: F.W.E. Round; photography: Jack McCallum; photography: Bill Roozeboom; photography: Ray Kellgren; art direction: Marguerite Roozeboom; commentary: John Sherman

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