STK-ID 10150

MS of bearded missionary. Cut to two shots of Bellanca seaplane, group of missionaries on beach. MS of church-school, Inuit children playing at recess. CU of base of statue, Inuit inscription. LAS of same, statue of Christ. MS of Sainte-Therese hospital. Interior view of grey nun tending to patient. LS of radio station, cut to CU of sign and interior shot of station, man sending message on morse key, family in living quarters. Various BOATING SHOTs of ice floes, inhospitable shoreline, cut to HAS of man on ship taking picture. LS of settlement, cut to closer view of post. CSs of Inuit children and Whiteman on beach. MS of huskies hitched to line, CS of husky puppies with mother. MS of men posing in front of post holding flags. CU of sign ("Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Post Office"). Interior CS of post, incoming mail dumped on floor. CS of post master cancelling mail.


Excerpt from
Finnie's Arctic Footage
Canadian Arctic
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486