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Secrets of the Sea

Date produced: 1953

Filmmaker(s):

G. Clifford Carl

Description:

"Marine and seashore life on the Pacific coast. Includes: tidal plants, crustaceans, fish; oolichan fishery and its importance; seabirds of Triangle Island and Queen Charlotte Islands; seals and seabirds on the Pribilof Islands, etc. Also footage of Victoria Inner Harbour area, houses and gardens." (BC Archives)

Compiled from Clifford Carl's BC Provincial Museum films for use on an Audobon Screen Tour. Appears to have been revised in 1959.


Pelican Parade

Date produced: 1953

Filmmaker(s):

G. Clifford Carl

Description:

"The Pelican colony at Stum Lake in the Chilcotin Region." (BC Archives)


Pacific Patterns

Date produced: 1961

Filmmaker(s):

G. Clifford Carl

Description:

"A compilation film illustrating patterns in nature through examples found on the Pacific coast. Includes varied tidal marine life and plants -- crabs, starfish, lobster, anemones, clams, etc. Discussion of patterns in form and structure, behaviour and natural association." (BC Archives)


Nature’s Submarines

Date produced: 1949

Filmmaker(s):

G. Clifford Carl

Description:

"Marine mammals of the Pacific Coast: sea lions, sea otters, fur and harbour seals, porpoises, killer whales. Also: Indian whaling techniques; whaling ship Westwhale; processing of whale carcasses at Coal Harbour whaling station." (BC Archives)

Film includes some footage provided to Dr. Carl by the Western Whaling Corporation.


Nature’s Sea Creatures

Date produced: 1950

Filmmaker(s):

G. Clifford Carl

Description:

"Seashore plant and animal life (e.g., crustaceans, anemones, worms, octopus, jellyfish, etc.)" (BC Archives)

Also exists in a shorter version called Sea Creatures, which was probably edited from the original film for classroom use in 1969..


Nature’s Reptiles

Date produced: 1952

Filmmaker(s):

G. Clifford Carl

Description:

"The evolution and variety of reptiles, including tortoises, snakes and lizards." (BC Archives)


Nature’s Outpost—Triangle Island

Date produced: 1949

Filmmaker(s):

G. Clifford Carl

Description:

"Zoological survey trip to Triangle Island; sea lions, puffins, and other birds, plus Indian artifacts." (BC Archives)


Nature’s Mountaineers

Date produced: 1950

Filmmaker(s):

G. Clifford Carl

Description:

"Animals found in the mountains of BC: birds, squirrels, chipmunks, black bear, deer, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, etc." (BC Archives)

This film appears to have been made during the years 1944-1950.


Nature’s Marsh Folk

Date produced: 1949

Filmmaker(s):

G. Clifford Carl

Description:

"Plants and birds in a BC marsh."(BC Archives)


Nature’s Candles—Eulachons

Date produced: 1948

Filmmaker(s):

G. Clifford Carl

Description:

"Oolichan fishing; the preparation and rendering of oil from oolichans by the Kwakiutl [First Nation]." (Camera West)

The oolichan or eulachon, sometimes known as the "candlefish," provides an oil or grease which is a historic dietary staple of the First Peoples of the Pacific Northwest.


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