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.
Item is a silent film entitled "The Story of Sugar Beet Production in British Columbia," which documents the process involved in sowing and harvesting sugar beet seeds. The film contains descriptive intertitles to describe the process.
Item is a film which contains several color commercials from B.C. Sugar Refining Company's 1975 television advertising campaign. According to the list accompanying the reel, the contained commercials are as follows: 1. Sugar - "Sugar Daddy - B.C. Ending," :30; 2. Sugar - "Sugar Daddy - Alberta Ending," :30; 3. Sugar - "Sweetness - B.C. Ending," :60; 4. Sugar - "Birthday Cake - B.C. Ending," :30; 5. Rogers Golden Syrup - "Chicken Wingding," :30; 6. Rogers Golden Syrup - "Couple," :30. The sugar commercials feature the backing song "Call On Your Sweetie, Sugar," and depict family moments made better by sugar. The syrup commercials feature a number of recipes made with Rogers Golden Syrup.
Item is a film which contains several color commercials from B.C. Sugar Refining Company's 1975 television advertising campaign. According to the list accompanying the reel, the contained commercials are as follows: 1. Sugar - Sweetness - Manitoba Ending, :60; 2. Sugar - Birthday Cake - Manitoba Ending, :30; [3. Sugar - Sugar Daddy - Manitoba Ending, :30]; [4.] Sugar - Birthday Cake - Alberta Ending, :30; [5.] Sugar - Birthday Cake - B.C. Ending, :30; [6.] Sugar - Sweetness - Alberta Ending, :60. The third commercial was not included in the list, and the title has been supplied from a list accompanying a different reel with the same commercial. All six commercials feature the same backing song, "Call On Your Sweetie, Sugar," and depict family moments made better by sugar.
Item is a version of "Rockies by rail" which has no narration, only music and effects. There is a time code reading at the bottom of the screen throughout. Footage includes some nice panning shots of the city of Vancouver. Michael Collier is sometimes one of the train passengers. Some footage was shot in Alaska as well as British Columbia.