STK-ID 1256

[Title: Alaskan Interlude - part two] Sequence on passengers playing "ponies" on deck of ship "Prince Robert" as several other passengers look on. Shots of Ketchikan, Alaska from ship showing waterfront, fishing wharves, boats. HAS of the main street, people gathered to watch camera ship come in. Various shots of Wrangell, Alaska from harbour. Shot of street, store fronts, some pedestrians. LAMSs of totem poles. Various shots of rugged coast of Sitka showing church, streets. Several totems visible along "Lovers' Lane", a few tourists strolling. Shots of town from departing steamer ship. Various shots of mountainous coast, lowering clouds. Shots of ice floes floating about, of Taku Glacier in the distance and of passengers looking at glacier from ship. ESTABLISHING SHOTs of Juneau, including streets, largish buildings, freighter. BOATING SHOT of the Alaska-Yukon gold processing plant. Shot of tourists going inland by bus to view the Mendenhall Glacier. BOATING SHOT along precipitous shores of Lynn Canal, along town of Skagway. MS of skull of Soapy Smith painted on rock cliff. Three quarter front shots of "Prince Robert" moored to wharf in Skagway. Shot of tourists preparing to take the train for the inland portion of their trip. [Titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
Alaskan Interlude
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486