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A description of placer gold mining in the Yukon. East of Dawson City giant dredges cut deep into the creek beds, leaving behind monstrous coils of waste as the gold-bearing gravel is washed. The film shows how gold is trapped and hand-sorted, finally to emerge as precious gold brick.

1955, 10 min 32 s

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First Award - Category: Theatrical Short
Genie Awards
August 6 1956, Stratford - Canada

Diploma of Merit
International Film Festival
August 11 to September 11 1955, Edinburgh - Scotland