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Blessing on the Woods
Date: 1966
Production: [Nova Scotia Travel Bureau, Information Division] for the N.S. Dept. of Lands and Forests
Producer: Perry, Margaret
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Information Service NSA no. NSIS Fc 20

Film based on the poem "Blessing on the Woods" by Arthur Guiterman.

Bluefin Rodeo
Date: 1960
Production: Nova Scotia Travel Bureau, Information Services
Producer: Perry, Margaret
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Information Service NSA no. NSIS Fc 24; 25

Travelogue on the International Tuna Cup Championship held annually at Wedgeport, NS.

Bluenose Ghosts (NS 102)
Date: 1972
Production: Communications and Information Centre for the Department of Tourism Province of NS
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Information Service NSA no. NSIS Fc 2131

"Folktales of the supernatural from the book by Dr. Helen Creighton." The film looks at a variety of ghost stories and supernatural traditions common to Nova Scotia such as: forerunners, buried treasure, grave robbers, etc.

Bluenose Holiday
Date: 1957
Production: [Nova Scotia Film Bureau, N.S. Dept. of Trade and Industry]
Producer: [Perry, Margaret]
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Information Service NSA no. NSIS Fc 26; Fc 2307

A travelogue for American tourists stressing the history, hospitality and quaint charm of Nova Scotia - particularily of the Western Shore region.

Bluenose in the Sun (NS 116)
Date: 1977
Producer: Creed, Murray
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Information Service NSA no. NSIS Fc 2136

Musical documentary on the history of the Bluenose. Old footage of the original Bluenose is interspersed with footage of the launching of Bluenose II. The narrator speaks as the voice of the ship as the music of Stan Rogers and John Allan Cameron is heard in the background. The production is a promotional one made for the sail of the Tall Ships in New York for the American bicentennial. [Working title was Bluenose II US Cruise 1976]

Bread From Minerals
Date: 1950
Production: [Nova Scotia] Dept. of Mines
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Information Service NSA no. NSIS Fb 80

The mining and processing of fifteen different ores/minerals are explained.

Budworm (NS 118)
Date: 1977
Production: [Nova Scotia Information Service Film Unit] for the NS Department of Lands and Forests
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Information Service NSA no. NSIS Fc 2137- 2138

[PANS does not hold complete production - only unedited footage]

Calder Cup Wining Game
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Information Service NSA no. NSIS Fc 2699

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Canada's Atlantic Provinces
Date: 195-?
Production: Robert Ayre for the Canadian National Railway
Producer: Ayre, Robert
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Information Service NSA no. NSIS Fc 29

Promotional travelogue on New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island featuring transportation and accommodations by CNR (including trains, ferries and hotels).

Canada's East Coast Playground
Date: 195-?
Production: Associated Screen Studio for Canadian Pacific Railways
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Information Service NSA no. NSIS Fc 30

A travelogue promoting the CNR system in Nova Scotia.

Canadian Pattern
Date: 1940
Production: Canadian Pacific Railways
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Information Service NSA no. NSIS Fc 31

A visit to Canada's capital cities with an examination of their respective industries.

Christmas Tree Farming in Nova Scotia (NS 113)
Date: 1978
Production: NS Department of Lands and Forests by the NS Communications and Information Center
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Information Service NSA no. NSIS Fc 2508

Documentary about the Christmas tree industry in NS focusing specifically on the balsaam fir. Aspects covered include: ship routes, fertilization, shearing methods, growers support groups, insect infestations, grafting techniques to improve the trees grown and grading. [Working title was Christmas Trees]

Chuckwagon
Date: 19--?
Production: National Film Board of Canada
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Information Service NSA no. NSIS Fc 33

Chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede.

Craftsmen at Work
Date: 1946
Production: [N.S.] Dept. of Industry and Publicity for the Handicrafts and Home Industry Division
Producer: Perry, Margaret
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Information Service NSA no. NSIS Fc 36

A variety of craftspeople display their talent and work courtesy of the Craftsmen Work Committee at the Gaelic College of Crafts run by Mary Black.

Dallas Show
Date: 1971
Production: [Nova Scotia Information Services Film Unit]
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Information Service NSA no. NSIS Fc 2713 - 2716

A filmed slide show for Dallas investment luncheons. A series of stills depicts the general "flavour" of Nova Scotia for the interested investor. [See also "A Special Place" (1970) for slightly different silent version]
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