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The picture-story of sugar…
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- Moving images
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- Continuation of title: ...as related by Vancouver's own sugar refinery
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- Date as written on housing tin. The stock date codes used in the film are 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1944, and 1947.
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1 film reel (34 min., 57 sec. ; 287.78 m) : acetate, 24 fps, color reversal and positive, col., silent ; 16 mm
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Item is a silent film entitled "The Picture-Story of Sugar as related by Vancouver's Own Sugar Refinery" which documents the process by which consumer sugar products, including sugar, icing sugar, sugar cubes, and golden syrup, are made, starting from the growth and harvest of sugar cane and ending with the packaging of final products. The documentary closes with examples of domestic uses of sugar.
Mild oil, mild soiling, mild edge damage, mild color fading, moderate scratches (heaviest at head and tail), ferrotyping, sprocket indentations, spots where emulsion appears slightly corroded.
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This item is available as an MPEG2 file.
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Playback of physical film restricted for preservation reasons.
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Assumed that the running speed is 24 fps because it appears to be a professional film.
Perforation tears repaired with splicing tape.
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