Item AAAA3097 - West Kootenay adventure

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West Kootenay adventure

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Lew Parry Film Productions

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  • [1972-1973] (Creation)

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Travelogue. Scenic and recreational attractions of the West Kootenay area. Includes sequences on Arrow, Christina and Kootenay lakes; mining history, abandoned mine workings, old hotels and ghost towns, including Sandon; Hugh Keenleyside dam (and boat lock there); boating, fishing and water-skiing; Duck Lake wildfowl sanctuary; Meadow Creek kokanee spawning channel; "house of bottles" tourist attraction; Ainsworth Hot Springs; the retired sternwheeler S.S. "Moyie" at Kaslo; the Balfour-Kootenay Bay car ferry; mining museum at Rossland; parade honouring champion skier Nancy Greene, who is seen winning the ladies' slalom in the Du Maurier International at Red Mountain; Trail, including Cominco smelter; Phoenix open-pit mine; Doukhobor village museum and tomb of Peter Veregin; trail riding on the Dewdney Trail; various facilities for visitors.

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A VHS reference copy is available for this item.

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Copyright Government of British Columbia.

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Accession number(s): F1992:05

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Parry production no. 290.

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sponsored/presented by: British Columbia. Dept. of Travel Industry; producing agency/company: Lew Parry Film Productions; producer: Lew M. Parry; director: Gavin Craig; editor: Gavin Craig; photography: Homer Powell; photography: Chris Berry; script: Robert Westerholm; art direction: Laurence Hanson; animation: Laurence Hanson; re-recording: Telesound Film Recordings Ltd.; sound: Lloyd Stump

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