Journey from Zero

Canada, 1961

Film
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A journey northward from Mile Zero, where the Alaska Highway begins, through mountain wilderness. This film covers the route of the travelling library van, a free book service of the Public Library Commission of British Columbia. To oil towns, army bases, mining camps and scattered settlements, the bookmobile delivers a wide assortment of reading material.

Credits

director

Roger Blais

producer

Tim Wilson

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:13:22:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32029

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Public works - Canada

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Libraries - Canada

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Libraries and readers

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Libraries, Traveling

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Public libraries

Literature → Libraries and readers

Literature → Public libraries

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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