Item FILM R-3997 - BIG DAY FOR BEECHY

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BIG DAY FOR BEECHY

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  • Moving image

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Private

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  • Source of title proper: Proper

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FILM R-3997

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  • 1999 or before (Creation)
    Creator
    CHERRY FILM PRODUCTIONS LTD.
  • 1999 or before (Creation)
    Creator
    National Film Board of Canada

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1 film reel

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Scope and content

Documentary: This is an English language version of the film A BIG DAY FOR BEECHY. Highlights the rebuilding of the 94 mile Canadian National Conquest subdivision railroad branchline to Beechy. It was the first railroad line reconstruction project to be funded by a special government program. Includes scenes of railroad construction equipment rebuilding the railbed and of the town of Beechy. Included are portions of interviews with men from the construction crew who worked on the project and with people who lived in the area expressing confidence that the reconditioned railroad would ensure the area's future. For a French language version of this film see FILM R-3998.

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Item has cement and tape splices.
Records are in good physical condition.
Records are in good physical condition.

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  • English

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YES - COPYRIGHT HELD BY THE NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA

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Use, publication and/or reproduction of records subject to terms and conditions of the Copyright Act. Please consult reference archivist for assistance.

To consult the records, visit or contact the Regina office.

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General note

File: yes
Accessioned on: 15/07/99
Origin: Regina
Prob. Broadcast Date: ??/??/78
Verified.
Catalogued on: 1999-10-04 By: BW

Physical description

Specific video details:
picture print
16 mm
optical track
612
Colour
00:17:00
Shrinkage (Head): 0.60, Shrinkage (Tail): 0.60, Shrinkage (Center): 0.60; Inspected for shrinkage on: 10/4/1999 by BW
CANADA. TRANSPORT CANADA (SPONSOR)

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3997.00

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FILM R-3997

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Saskatchewan Archives. Archival Description Manual 2004.

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Final

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  • English

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  • Latin

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