Red Runs the Fraser

This short documentary looks at the deep gorge of the Fraser River, shadowed by the mountain ranges of British Columbia. It is a highway for the mysterious migration of the Pacific salmon. The river shallows appear red with the flailing fish as they push up-river to spawn and die. A natural wonder puzzling to the scientist, the fish migration of spring and summer provides renewed activity for fishermen and cannery workers.

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Film Credits

director
E. Taylor
producer
Sydney Newman
camera
O.C. Burritt
Ernest Kirkpatrick
editing
David Mayerovitch
music
Robert Fleming

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