Item 2006.25.1.61 - Ooligan Production, Fly-Fishing, and Robson's Deer

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Ooligan Production, Fly-Fishing, and Robson's Deer

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Wayne P. & Robin

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  • Apr. 1962 (Creation)

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1 film reel (8 min., 59 sec.) : acetate (Kodachrome), original, col., double-perforated, mute ; 16 mm

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Footage of a "stink box" used in Ooligan grease production in what is assumed to be Bella Coola. Also there is footage of some men fly-fishing on a river shore, either the Bella Coola River or the Dean River. There is a close-up clip of them baiting a hook, and then a shot of the men using gaff and hook to haul fish to shore. The men display their catch for the camera and there is a panoramic view of the mountains behind them. Included are some clips of Robson's deer, and a white robin.

Possible other locations in this film include the Atnarko region, Rainbow Mountains, Ulgoatcho Mountains and Chilcotin area.

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The original 16mm films have been reformatted onto VHS video cassette tape. In 2011 the film was digitized and is available as a digital file and on DVD.

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Films available via usage of digitized access copies. Access to VHS and original film masters are restricted for conservation reasons. See archivist for details.

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Personal or academic use of audiovisual material is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the UNBC Archives for further information.

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Some of this footage of the ooligan stink box was used in the Al Elsey commercial video titled "Grease: Ooligan Oil Production on the Bella Coola River, Including BBQ Spring Salmon ", located at the UNBC Archives 2006.25.1.81

Some of the footage of Robson's deer was used in the Al Elsey commercial video titled "Anahim Lake Stampede, Caribou Hunt Fenton Lake, Burton Josephine Robson and their Deer," located at the UNBC Archives 2006.25.1.84

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