City Of Gold (1957)

16 Mar
Director  Colin Low; Wolf Koenig
Producer  Tom Daly
Contributors  Film Board of Canada
Length  21 Minutes
B&W/Color  B&W
UO Library Catalog description:  Describes a stirring time and place in history–the Gold Rush of the 1890s in Dawson City. Uses background music, narration, and still pictures to contrast the quiet town of today with its exotic past
Call # Mb80
Genre  Documentary
Rare  No
Online  Yes: Youtube
Copyright status  Copyrighted
Physical condition 1 Good Copy and One Poor Copy
Oregon-related  No


American Director and Producer Ken Burns has stated that this film helped to inspire what he calls the “Ken Burns effect,” a panning and zooming effect on still imagery.

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