Gold

Canada, 1955

Film
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Episode of Series “Canada carries on”.
A description of placer gold mining in the Yukon. East of Dawson City giant dredges cut deep into the creek beds, leaving behind monstrous coils of waste as the gold-bearing gravel is washed. The film shows how gold is trapped and hand-sorted, finally to emerge as precious gold brick.

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

producer

Tom Daly

director
Duration

00:10:45:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1955

Appears in

Canada carries on

Group of items

Canada carries on

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

320969

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Gold

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Gold mines and mining - Yukon Territory

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mineral industries

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mines and mineral resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Mines and mineral resources

Crafts & Visual Arts → Gold

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Gold

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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