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Identifier:

  • AAAA2900 (Source: British Columbia Archives)

Date produced: 1940

Filmmaker(s):

Francis J. Barrow

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Length:

275 ft

Format:

16mm

Colour:

B&W, Kodachrome

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

BC Archives list of titled amateur films

Description:

"Coastal people, places and scenery between Vancouver Island and the mainland. Includes footage of Indian villages, pictographs, birds and wildlife, logging operations, other vessels, etc. One sequence shows a Kelly raft of aviation spruce being broken up; another shows logs being unloaded from the log barge 'Monongahela' (formerly the ship 'Balasore', whose figurehead is shown sitting on shore). The B.C. Packers cannery at Quathiaski Cove is shown. Troops arrive at Nanaimo from Vancouver on the 'Princess Victoria' and parade through the streets" British Columbia Archives.

Resources:

"Item AAAA2900 - Toketie makes another cruise summer 1940." Francis Barrow fonds, British Columbia Archives.

Locations:

  • Pacific Coast, B.C. (Filming)
  • South Coast Region, B.C. (Filming)
  • Lower Mainland Region, B.C. (Filming)

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British Columbia Archives

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