Castleguard Cave

Canada, 1974

Film
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An adventure film of a different sort - the fascinating record of the exploration of Castleguard Cave under the Columbia Icefield in Banff National Park, an exhausting but irresistible crawl through more than 5 km of dark tunnel, the longest known in Canada. What beckons the members of the expedition, what they find, how they support the physical stress, the nagging doubts, and what their reward is - these are all questions they answer in this film. Award: Milton Keynes, England

Credits

director

Syd Perov

producer

Derek Ford

production company

Haverand Productions

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:51:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33660

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Awards

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Alberta

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Banff National Park (Alta.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → British Columbia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Canada - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Canada - Discovery and exploration

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Explorers - Canada

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → National parks and reserves - Canada

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Formations (Geology)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Glaciers

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → National parks and reserves - Canada

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

History → Canada - Discovery and exploration

History → Explorers - Canada

History → History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Formations (Geology)

Places → Alberta

Places → Banff National Park (Alta.)

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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