Fonds Msc-228 - Rick Patton fonds

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Rick Patton fonds

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  • Moving images
  • Sound recordings
  • Textual records
  • Photographic materials

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  • [196?]-[199?] (Creation)
    Patton, Rick

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4.5 m of moving image material, sound recordings, photographic material and textual records.

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Richard (Rick) Patton worked as a sound engineer for film and television for thirty-five years, much of it with the National Film Board of Canada. He made his own short films in the 1960s and 1970s, and worked with other underground film directors, notably Kenneth Anger. Patton got his first job in the movie industry as a camera assistant, and later formed the video and film production rental company Location Sound in Vancouver, B.C..

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Fonds consists of records created by Rick Patton; they reflect his life and work as a filmmaker and freelance sound engineer in Vancouver, B.C.

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  • English

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This fonds has not been processed. Restrictions on access may apply; please consult staff for more information. Access restrictions may also apply due to the current format and condition of some of the moving image material.

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Works in this fonds are under copyright. Researchers are required to secure permission from the copyright holders for usage of this material, except for those covered by fair dealing.

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Created January 6, 2015. SS
Revised January 5, 2018 MH

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