Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Trans-Canada Films Ltd.[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]



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  • Name Trans-Canada Films Ltd.  
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year 1946-1948  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1684 W. 1st Ave.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1949-1950  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    298[?] Main St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Person ID I1005  Camera Workers | T, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Motion picture studio; Film processing laboratory.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Incorporated on 9 Oct 1945 as a motion picture studio by Lew Parry who had been production manager for Vancouver Motion Pictures Ltd., this company was taken over by Wally Hamilton and turned into a film processing laboratory. Parry remained in business under a new company, Lew Parry Film Productions Ltd. (incorporated 1954). A.D. Coltman was the managing director and president between 1949 and 1950.

  • Sources 
    1. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945).
      Vancouver: not listed

    2. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946), 1223.
      Vancouver: "Trans-Canada Films Ltd L M Parry mgr dir producers 1648 [i.e. 1684] W 1"

    3. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947), 1065.
      Vancouver: "Trans-Canada Films Ltd L M Parry, mng dir producers 1684 W 1"

    4. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948), ?.
      Vancouver: "Trans-Canada Films Ltd L M Parry mng dir producers 1684 W 1"

    5. [S811] BCVAN49, (Vancouver: B.C. Directories, [1949?]), 566.
      Vancouver: "Trans-Canada Films Ltd D Coltman, genl mgr 293[?] Main"

    6. [S808] BCVAN50, (Vancouver : B.C. Directories, 1950), 568.
      Vancouver: "Trans-Canada Films Ltd A D Coltman pres 298 Main"

    7. [S272] Duffy (1986), Dennis J. Duffy, (Victoria: Sound and Moving Image Division, Provincial Archives of British Columbia, 1986).

    8. [S993] Mattison (1986), David Mattison, (Montreal: Mediatexte Publications, 1986).