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Identifier:

  • AAAA0583 (Source: http://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/british-columbia-salmon-from-sea-to-can)

Date produced: 1945

Filmmaker(s):

George J. Alexander

Production credits:

Languages:

English

Length:

1015 ft

Format:

16mm

Colour:

B&W

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

BC Archives list of titled amateur films.

Description:

"Shows the salmon spawning cycle, methods of commercial purse-seine and gillnet fishing, and processing of the catch at the cannery; includes footage of an "Iron Chink" salmon butchering machine. Filmed at unspecified locations on the BC coast." (BC Archives)

Additional credit: "Produced by the British Columbia Provincial Fisheries Dept."

Resources:

Duffy, Camera West (1986), entry #B/65.

Locations:

  • Pacific Coast, BC (Filming)

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Repository:

BC Archives film collection, Royal BC Museum

Screenings:

  • A 25-minute sound version of this film was previewed in Victoria in September 1948; this was probably the film later entitled Let's Go Fishing. See Victoria Times, 8 September 1948, p.21.: Victoria, BC