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N.d. Honeymoon Bay Sawmill 1940. 16mm film. U998.41.6/18.
Loggers, log sorting and feeding the mill, historical film footage.

N.d. Kicking Horse Pass – 1901. 16mm film. U998.41.6/12.
Part of a collection of films pre-1960, historical footage to use in films.

N.d. Railroad Going North (BC). Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.4/3
Filmed from the air, depicts 600 miles of railroad going “north to nowhere.” A WAC Bennett “make work” project.

N.d. Train at Kicking Horse Pass. 16mm film. U998.41.6 .
First footage of a train coming down the Fraser. Shot from the front of the train. Shows tunnels, workmen and work camps along the tracks. Part of a collection of films pre-1960, historical film footage.

1933. News Parade. 16mm film. U998.41.4/16 .
Includes newsreel from 1933 – 10 minutes, archival footage.

1950. Milfoil in the Okanagan. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.4/11, /15, /18
The growth of milfoil in the Okanagan Lakes; underwater spreading of seeds and the animation which shows the government’s weed cutter.

1964. Steelhead River. Prod. Karl Spreitz, 16mm film. U998.42.13/2-/6.
This international prize-winning film shows Ricki Ciccimarra as the great fly fisherman on the Cowichan River. Longest running fishing film in the National Film Board’s library. There are two versions – the first, 26 minutes, is preferred by Karl Spreitz over the second government version, 12 minutes.

1965. Mining 1965. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.6/15.
A lecture by the Mining Institute of Canada for prospective miners.

1965. Niagara 1920. 16mm film. U998.41.6/9
Historical footage, National Archives.

1968. Borden. Prod. Karl Spreitz. Sound tape, no images. U998.41.3/3 and /12 .
An interview with the controversial anthropologist.

1968. Brown Trout. Prod. Karl Spreitz, 16mm film. U998.42.13/5-/6.
Fishing for brown trout on the Cowichan River in 1968. Ricky Ciccimarra is fly tying while Vicky Husband helps. The film captures the black ant hatch on the river. Includes camera original, no sound.

1968-1970. Macauley Point Outfall. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.4/8.
The building of the Macauley Point Outfall from assembly to pipes; welding the two mile long floating pipe supported by tug boats; the final lowering and the official opening.

1970s. Logging in the Cowichan Valley in 1930. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.6/16.
Black and white. Shows steam donkeys and tree fallers in action, dumping of logs in water and bringing huge logs to a truck headed for Duncan.

1970. Actors on Board BC Ferries. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.4/4.
Entertainment on the early BC Ferry runs. Camera original is 10 minutes.

1970. Art Critics’ Conference in Victoria. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.5/12
Interview by Bill Thomas, reporter for The Victoria Colonist.

1970. Beautiful British Columbia Magazine Printed at Grant-Man Press. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.6/17.

1971. How the West was Won. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.15/6
Promo for CTV license.

1971. Totems/Head. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.3/17.
Haida totems.

1972. Coho on the Fly. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.16.
Early morning sunrise in the Cowichan Bay with hundreds of coho amongst fishing boats. Plenty of fish being caught with the final conclusion: a fishing derby with 150 entries all catching the limit. The winning fish weighed in at 40lbs. A valuable documentation of the massive reduction of fish in the Cowichan Bay.

1972. Point Ellice Bridge Disaster of 1886. Dir. Karl Spreitz, Script Colin Browne. 16mm film. U998.41.6.
Shows the build-up of the collapse of the bridge which resulted in 62 deaths. Produced for the British Columbia Provincial Museum.

1972. Summer Symphony. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.4/12.
Victoria Summer Symphony Festival, conducted by Lazlo Gati. Performed in front of the newly opened British Columbia Provincial Museum.

1974. Bottles. Dir. Karl Spreitz, Script Colin Browne. 16mm film. U998.41.6/23.
The history of prohibition in British Columbia. Produced for the British Columbia Provincial Museum.

1974. Fishing in the Cowichan Bay. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.4/2
30 minutes. Members of the Press Gallery, Alec Merrinen, Ian Street, Jean Paul Destrube and others.

1975. Crossroads. Dir. Karl Spreitz, Script Colin Browne. 16mm film. U998.41.6/3.
Finishing of the CPR train from Toronto to Vancouver. The film shows the linking-up with the CPR boats going to China, 1891. 20 minutes. Produced for the British Columbia Provincial Museum. Out footage.

1975. Kekule. Prod. Gary Green, Edit Karl Spreitz, Script Colin Browne. 16mm film. U998.41.3/7-/8.
Shows the building of a unique style log-house which housed the Natives of the Interior of British Columbia. Produced for the British Columbia Provincial Museum.

1976. Pictograph at Headly. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.3/10.
Shows rock paintings from the Princeton and Headly area of British Columbia.

1976. A Place for All People. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.4/9.
From the pages of Beautiful British Columbia  (30 minutes). Features Stanley Park, Vancouver Boy’s Choir, Mission, Cloverdale Medieval Festival and Snake Fences in the Cariboo.

1976. Rock Carving. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.3/1.
About a huge rock carving discovered under the moss in the Skeena River which was lifted by helicopter to safe ground and restored.

1977. Royal Hudson. Dir. Karl Spreitz, Script Colin Browne. 16mm film. U998.41.4/10 .
The Royal Hudson train in Los Angeles and San Francisco Tourism film produced by the British Columbia Department of Travel Industry.

1977. Royal Hudson, Squamish. Dir. Karl Spreitz. U998.41.4/5 .
The Royal Hudson to Squamish, BC. Includes out takes.

1980. Royal Visit to Victoria. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.6/11 1939

1981. Bali – Martha. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.2/1-4 .
Shows a Canadian dancer studying Indonesian dance in Bali.

1981. Offerings in White and Gold. Prod. Karl Spreitz and Vicky Husband, Script Colin Browne. 16mm film. U998.41.1/1-10.
Depicts Bali, Indonesia and looks at its cultural lifestyle. Features a week-long, 24-hour day Purification of the King’s Soul ceremony. This festival involves traditional dancers and musicians, a toothfiling ceremony and the final freeing of the soul of the last king of the Island, Tjokorda Gde Agung Sukawati

1983. Ninstints. Prod. Vicky Husband, Pict./Ed. Karl Spreitz, Sound Patrick Pothier, Script Colin Browne. 16mm film. U998.42.11/1-/18.
This film is about SkungGwaii island off the coast of Haida Gwaii. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The film deals with the removal of 20 totems in 1957 by a group of anthropologists and First Nations. These totems were taken to be housed in museums in British Columbia. The film depicts conservation workers trying to perserve this heritage. A Spreitz/Husband Production. Includes out footage.

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DA

1960s. Dr. Clutesi. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.3/16.
No sound, unfinished.

1968. Herbert Siebner and Peter Forrest. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.10/3.
6 minutes.

1968. Herbert Siebner and John Manning. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.10/1.
Filmed on John Manning’s sailboat after his return from England, the film features Siebner and Manning discussing Siebner’s art. This complete conversation is also available in Herbert Siebner’s first book, Colour, Line and Form printed by Manning Press, 1970.

1968. Maxwell Bates. Prod Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.5.
No sound, unfinished. Bates demonstrates the monotype process.

1968. Maxwell Bates and Myfanwy Pavelic in Conversation. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.5.
1 inch video cassette. Pavelic talks with Bates about his work.

1968. Myfanwy Pavelic. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.8 & U998.41.9.
The introduction of the film features Katharine Hepburn speaking with Myfanwy Pavelic by telephone. Set in the artist’s studio and home with visiting guests such as Yehudi Menuhin, Paul Horn and others, the film shows Pavelic’s working process of drawing, painting and collage.

1968. Shakespeare 400 Birthday. Prod. Karl Spreitz, Illus. Michael Morris. 16mm film. U998.41.5/1.
Shakespeare returns to celebrate his 400th birthday. 40 minute animation in black and white featuring drawings by Michael Morris. A Karl Spreitz/Michael Morris collaboration. Includes out footage.

1968. The Wall. Prod. Karl Spreitz, Nar. Herbert Siebner. 16mm film. U998.42.10/4 .
6 minutes. Short story told by Siebner on overcoming obstacles.

1970. Jan & Helga Grove. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.5/13.
Ceramics demonstration at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.

1975. Elza – The Making of “The Column of the Sea”. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.12/1-/9.
This film shows the making of The Column of the Sea, a bronze sculpture by Elza Mayhew. Mayhew in Victoria with a catalogue of her previous work and in conversation with Ricky Ciccimarra and Bob De Castro. Depicts the pioneering of the styrofoam casting process; casting in bronze at Ferno’s Ironworks, Eugene, Oregon. The finishing, assembling and final installation of the work is also included. Includes out footage.

1975. Godfrey Stephens. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.5/9.
A Victoria sculptor.

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EX

1965. Don’t. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.10/2.
Filmed by Karl Spreitz and Herbert Siebner at Beaver Lake, Victoria. Experimental film starring Siebner, Bob De Castro, Nita Forrest, Michael Morris, Pam Butcher, Sally Gregson and others. 26 minutes.

1974. Mechanical Man (Sightseer). Prod. Karl Spreitz, Illus. Michael Morris. 16mm film. U998.41.5/8.
A mechanical toy from 1880 walks through a landscape painted by Michael Morris and the American flag in the background. A Karl Spreitz/Michael Morris collaboration.

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COM

Acme Peat #2 Flowers. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/12.

ALPHA SYNG A-Roll. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/26.

B-Roll #6 Spot #1586. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/50.

BBC Buildings. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/18.

BC Trades Fair. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.7/11.

BCAC. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/44.

Bonjour Can.. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/11.

Coca Cola Ski Lodge. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/1.

Cheer. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/5.

CJVI. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/27.

Colony. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/42.

Colony. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/46.

Colony Motor. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/20.

Commercial – 15 min. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.7/14.

Commercials. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.7/8.

Commercials. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/35.

Commercials 30 min orig. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.7/6.

Commercials for King 5. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.7/9.

Cunningham. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/28.

Dances Helicopter. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/47.

Early Edison CPR Footage – Train Eastering Town. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/24.

Empress. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/21.

Empress #3. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/45.

First BC Ferries. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/36.

Garden City. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/49.

Head Wild. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/33.

Heart Fund. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/2 .

Ice Capades Frog. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/3.

Ice Cream Bar. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/51.

Income Tax. Prod. Karl Spreitz, 1970. 16mm film. U998.42.7/2.

Income Tax. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.7/12.

Ivory Liquid. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/7.

LILLICO A-Roll #6 Spot #1586. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/55.

LILLICO – head #1586 #5 Spot A-Roll. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/2.

LILLICO – head #1586 #5 spot B-Roll. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/53.

London. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/14.

Mixed – 500ft. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.7/4.

Mixed 20 min. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.7/3.

Mixed Commercials. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.7/13.

Nescafe – Similarity Street. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/6.

O.H.M.. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/38.

Oak Bay Footwear – 60s Silent. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/25.

Radio CJVI, Hunter 20″ long. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/34.

Saf. Roundup. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/10.

Sleggs – 60s #1. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/16.

Social Credit. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.7/7 .

Social Credit Commercials. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.41.6 .
One of the first political television commercials for WAC Bennett. Most likely the first “man in the street” interviews. 45 minutes.

Spot. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/4

Steadfast Tin Soldier. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/30.

Suburban. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/39.

Suburban Motors – Trucks 60s. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/15.

Tax-a-phone. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.7/5.

Tower Air Shots. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/31.

Varathane #4. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/19.

Vic Van. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/41.

VW. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.7/10.

Welsh Guard. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/43.

(No title). Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/8.

(No title). Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/9.

(No title). Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/13.

(No title). Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/17.

(No title). Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/23.

(No title). Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/29.

(No title). Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/32.

(No title). Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/37.

(No title). Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/40.

(No title). Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/48.

(No title). Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/52.

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SRT

N.d. Karl’s 1950 Games Brussels. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.15/7.

N.d. Karl’s Dog in Oak Bay. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.15/1.

N.d. Lo Hammond. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.15/2.

N.d. Olympics – Neg 1:00. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.14/54.

N.d. Queen 1957. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.15/5.

N.d. Queen is Not Coming. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.15/4.

1968. Karl’s Flip Move. Prod. Karl Spreitz. 16mm film. U998.42.15/3.

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