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Ripple Rock ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB524211
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Nicholas Balla
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal),Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Documentary, Engineering, Safety, Tech/Voc
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1959
Running Time:  7m 03s


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This film shows a complicated three-year engineering project leading to the destruction of Ripple Rock, a deathtrap in the shipping lane between Vancouver Island and the mainland. Also shown are tunnelling beneath the ocean floor of Seymour Narrows, the placing of the explosives and a close-up view of the successful explosion in 1958.

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