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Assignment Manitoba


Produced by Western Films for the Manitoba Department of Tourism and Recreation



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Films promoting tourism and industry

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A travelogue of Manitoba with Richard Joseph, travel editor for Esquire Magazine. Narration: Richard Joseph; Cinematography: Werner Franz; Producer: Gunter Henning.
The film depicts Richard Joseph visiting friends in Manitoba, and seeing the sights. There are shots of the airport, a night on the town, a rodeo, sitting by a hotel pool. There is footage of horse racing at Assiniboia Downs, road and driving scenes, boating, sailing, waterskiing, flying in a plane. Also, Lower Fort Garry, the Paddlewheel Queen, International Peace Gardens, the Brandon Fair, camping, fishing, Clear Lake, Riding Mountain National Park, golf. There is also footage of the Flin Flon Trout Festival including the flour packing contest, making bannock, the Gold Rush Canoe Derby, and the prize-winning 42 pound trout.

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A 0237

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1 film reel: 16 mm, optical sound, release print




25 min., 30 sec.


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