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.
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; grassy field with rows of people in Scottish regimental dress, red jackets, being inspected by people in green jackets; part of covered bleachers visible at left, trees behind (Central Park in Burnaby?); on reverse in brown, "V-32 CALEDONIAN GAMES, Vancou…
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; grassy field with rows of people in Scottish regimental dress, red jackets, being inspected by people in green jackets; part of covered bleachers visible at left, trees behind (Central Park in Burnaby?); on reverse in brown, "V-32 CALEDONIAN GAMES, Vancouver, B.C. (Canada)" "Inspection of a Scottish Highland Regiment... Games are held annually..."; at centre, "POST CARD"; above this, "COLOR PHOTO--COURTESY GRAY LINE SIGHTSEEING TOURS"; line down centre; up left side, "PUB. BY VANCOUVER MAGAZINE SERV. LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C,."; at bottom left, "PRINTED IN U.S.A."; at right, "Address Only On This Side"; addressed in blue pen to "Miss Louise Hodgson RR#I Ruskin B.C."; message "Friday Aug 6/54" "Dear Louise & Mum, Here I am once again just thought I would send a card just in case. These are Seaforths & the Big man with his back showing is Hoffmiester. Cass had no word about his car yet. I should I hope get nearly all the puttying done on the last side of the House today. I better go for now all my love Ever Daddy", ring of 'x's around 'Daddy'; up left side, "I will miss youse"; blue Queen Elizabeth II stamp at upper right, "E II R" "5c" "CANADA" "POSTES" "POSTAGE"; postmark "VANCOUVER B.C. CANADA" "AUG 6" "2 PM" "1954"; rectangular cancellation “BRITISH EMPIRE GAMES" "VANCOUVER-CANADA" "30 JULY - 7 AUGUST 1954"; lightly soiled, corners worn; pencilled "B530-1.75" at top
Vancouver B.C. / Aug. 6 / 2PM / 1954 / Canada / British Empire Games / Vancouver - Canada / 30 July - 7 August 1954 / Seaforths / Hoffmeister