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Eye Witness No. 63

Eye Witness No. 63

| 11 min

These vignettes from 1954 cover various aspects of life in Canada and were shown in theatres across the country. Subjects included here are: Veteran Steamer Ends Record Service: On the mountain-circled Arrow Lakes of British Columbia, the Minto, an old stern-wheeler whose service dates back to the 1890's gold rush, makes her last round of calls. Inside Story of a Lady's Mink Coat: From raw pelts to fur auction, to dressing plant to fashion designer, we follow the several stages in the manufacture of a beautiful, luxurious mink coat.


Credits
  • director
    Jack Long
    Walford Hewitson
  • producer
    David Bairstow
  • executive producer
    Nicholas Balla
  • script
    Peter Jones
  • editing
    Peter Jones
  • photography
    Jack Long
    Lorne C. Batchelor
  • sound
    George Croll
  • narrator
    Budd Knapp

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