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Item Description 

Assignment Manitoba

Creator 

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

Date 

[1969]

Fonds/Series Title 

Films promoting tourism and industry

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Notes 

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.

Government Schedule No. 

A 0237

Accession No. 

GR8382


Location and Ordering Information

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Location Code 

V275

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Further Information about the File or Item

Original Format 

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

Colour 

Colour

Time 

25 min., 30 sec.

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