STK-ID 12577

[Title: The Wakeham Bay Headquarters in Winter Time] Several shots of Headquarters of Hudson's Strait Survey party at Wakeham Bay in winter. Tractor hauling Fokker plane over ice, crew and pilot helping get airplane ready for flight. LS of Major TA Lawrence taking off in Fokker, LS of Fokker airborne. Sequence showing crew putting float-equipped Fokker into water. LS of Fokker taxiing in bay, landing in water, approaching shore and crew wading out to anchor it. MS of officers and men's quarters. Shots of Inuit houses built out of fuselage crates. CS of beached boat damaged in 1927 storm. CS of beached kayak. Plane on floats being put into water, plane taking off, landing on bay and taxiing. Fire smudge being used to give returning aircraft direction signal. [Titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
Hudson Strait Expedition 1927
Canadian Arctic
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