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Item AAAA2339 - [Parry Films Ltd. -- miscellaneous library footage]

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[Parry Films Ltd. -- miscellaneous library footage]

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Parry Films Ltd.

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AAAA2339

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  • [ca. 1951-1957] (Creation)

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Stock shots. Compiled from the outs of sundry Parry productions, these rolls include footage of cannery operations, cattle ranching, farming, fishing, a foundry, logging, pipe laying, powerhouse and power line construction (Kemano), sawmilling and shipping. In addition, there are such sequences as an amphibious aircraft landing on a lake and taxiing onto land; a CPA DC-8 airliner taking off and in flight; Kelowna's Royal Anne Hotel; CPR locomotive 374 (retired) at Kitsilano Park; Mission Dam; Okanagan Valley apple blossoms; Rocky Mountain scenery and locales; Stanley Park; a fire in a Vancouver shipyard; and Vancouver's streets, skyline & waterfront. 76.3 has some particularly good mid-1950s Vancouver street scenes (with newsboys hawking papers on busy streets), as well as good footage of the waterfront and docks, various cargoes being loaded or unloaded, etc.

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Copyright undetermined.

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Rough content notes in file F1981:17/076.

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These out-takes comprise about 2,425 feet in total. Some of the identifiable logging and sawmilling outs are from TREES FOR TOMORROW and other films produced for MacMillan & Bloedel; the cannery footage is from Parry production no. 106 (unidentified); the Rocky Mountain shots are out-takes from VACATION TIME.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #P/15.

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Accession number(s): F1981:17

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Parry production no. 106 (cannery footage only].

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producing agency/company: Parry Films Ltd.; producer: Lew M. Parry

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