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Shining Sky Lines

Date produced: 1938

Filmmaker(s):

Don Munday

Description:

"Shows Don and Phyllis Munday family travelling from Vancouver to Prince Rupert on the S.S. 'Cardena', including a long stop at Bella Coola, and climb up Mount Saugstad" British Columbia Archives.


Mount Waddington

Date produced: 1934

Filmmaker(s):

Don Munday

Description:

"Shows Don and Phyllis Munday on an expedition to climb Mount Waddington, via Franklin Valley, Franklin Glacier, Dais Glacier, etc." British Columbia Archives.


Mount Reliance

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Don Munday

Description:

"Shows expedition from Tatlayoko Lake and climb up Mt. Reliance" British Columbia Archives.
This film was produced in the late 1930s.


Call of the Lonely Wood, The

Date produced: 1944

Filmmaker(s):

Warren S. Doremus

Description:

"Warren S. Doremus has evinced fresh imagination in The Call of the Lonely Wood, a dramatic story of a venture into the unknown by a young man who has only a sketchy map to guide him. He fails of his goal on the first attempt, but he sets out once more after recovery from exposure and exhaustion. The hurdles he overcomes and the excitement of his discovery of each of the three triangles that serve as clews are convincingly pictured and supplemented by a well written narrative that is dramatically presented. Interesting dissolve effects support the mysterious quality of the film's theme, and suspense is maintained by excellent cutting and editing. A well rounded musical score was arranged by Arthur Brown, and Robert Carabell played the main role with competence." Movie Makers, Dec. 1944, 494-495.


Rainbow Fantasy

Date produced: 1943

Filmmaker(s):

Charles C. Hammack

Description:

"Rainbow Fantasy, in the words of Charles C. Hammack, is "an attempt to produce — not a conventional travelog — but more a story of adventure, a hiking adventure to what is probably one of the least visited of our national monuments, Rainbow Bridge, in southeastern Utah." In achieving this goal, Mr. Hammack has been largely and creditably successful. For him and his young wife, Rainbow Bridge takes on the aura of a lost horizon, a Shangri La protected from the outside world by the blistering desert heat and the brutal desert rocks. He brings this overtone of feeling to his film, both through his imaginative camera treatment of the subject and the intentionally dramatic acting of the two travelers. Mr. Hammack's is a new name in Ten Best competition, but it is one which we believe will be heard again."Movie Makers, Dec. 1943, 478.


Wonderland Trails

Date produced: 1933

Filmmaker(s):

K. G. Stephens

Description:

"Wonderland Trails is a triumph of treatment over the subject matter. K. G. Stephens, ACL, has used with sensitive artistry the space and time saving devices of closeup synecdoche, lap dissolve and the fade in, telling his charming tale of a mountain hike that went astray. On this simple framework he has presented a series of lovely scenic views, always well photographed and often superior in their crisp beauty. Smart editing serves throughout to reinforce the values of this film, which is distinguished by an imaginative and careful advance planning." Movie Makers, Dec. 1933, 523.