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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Physical Description
1 videodisc (13 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 4 3/4 in.
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Type
Moving Images
Call No.
388.46 BCH VR
Contributor
British Columbia Electric Company
Place of Publication
[British Columbia, Canada]
Publisher
BC Hydro
Publication Date
c1947
Physical Description
1 videodisc (13 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects LoC
Natural gas industry
Local transit
Hydroelectric power plants
Electric railroads
Electric power-plants
Transportation
Subjects
Transportation
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Bridge River
British Columbia - Vancouver
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Summary: Promotional film. The BC Electric Railway Company's $50 million post-war expansion and modernization program, to be completed by 1950. Includes: expansion of transit services, including start of the switch from streetcars to trolley buses; water gas plant; explanation of the Bridge River project, with footage of construction (including La Joie Falls storage dam); Lower Mainland power sub-stations. Various Vancouver street scenes, especially Fraser Street and downtown
Credit note : sponsored/presented by: British Columbia Electric Company; producer: Lew M. Parry; producing agency/company: Trans-Canada Films Ltd.
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Dinner for Miss Creeden

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Physical Description
1 videodisc (36 min.) : sd., col ; 4 3/4 in.
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Type
Moving Images
Call No.
388.46 BCH
Contributor
British Columbia Electric Company
Place of Publication
[British Columbia, Canada]
Publisher
BC Hydro
Publication Date
1947
Physical Description
1 videodisc (36 min.) : sd., col ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects LoC
Natural gas industry
World War, 1914-1918--Mobilization
World War, 1939-1945--Mobilization
Street-railroads
Electric railroads
Transportation
Subjects
Transportation
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Stave Falls
British Columbia - Fraser Valley
British Columbia - Vancouver
British Columbia - Buntzen Lake
British Columbia - Vancouver Island
British Columbia - Victoria
British Columbia - Ruskin
British Columbia - Goldstream
British Columbia - Alouette Lake
British Columbia - Bridge River
Name Access
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Summary: Industrial film. A film about the growth of B.C. Electric from 1906 to 1946, built around the story of stenographer Flossie Creeden, the first female office employee of the company. Footage includes: Goldstream power plant; Vancouver natural gas facilities; BC Electric Railway lines in Fraser Valley; Stave Falls generator plant; Alouette Lake and Ruskin plants; 1939 royal visit; BCE employee's newsletter; A.E. Grauer family at home; office scenes; plans & construction at Bridge River project; BCE employee's service in World Wars I & II; BCE streetcar and trolley bus services
Credit notes: producer: Lew M. Parry; director: Lew M. Parry; photography: John Young; script: Cecil Maiden; sound: S.G. Wilson; narrator: A.E. Grauer; sponsored/presented by: British Columbia Electric Company; producing agency/company: Trans-Canada Films Ltd.
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