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Sunshine to sugar : The story of beet sugar

Item is an industrial film presented by the Canadian Sugar Factories Company. The film documents the agricultural process of beet plantation and sugar beet extraction and manufacturing processes. Locations appear to be at farms in BC, and at a sugar factory in Alberta. Individuals involved include: Rod Parkhurst (camera), Rick Allen (lighting), Lou Williams (lighting), Paul Abram (grip), A.L. Lazenby (script), Al Jordan (narration), Tom Ashdown (animation) and Lloyd Strump (producer/director). Original reel also contains 59 seconds of "Summer sunshine for winter menus" at beginning of reel.

[Various scenes regarding the activities of the B.C. Electric Railway Company]

Photograph negative is a copy of nine photograph prints, showing: interior of Buntzen Lake Power Plant number one; New Westminster Bridge over Fraser River; railway line east of Huntington; loading strawberries at Douglas Road on the Burnaby Lake line; Columbia Street, New Westminster; two farming scenes; panoramic view of town; and B.C. Electric Railway sightseeing car. Negative was created to produce lantern slides of the nine images.