STK-ID 12584

Shot of crew of Royal Canadian Air Force mechanics hauling plane out of hangar. Shot of tractor hauling Fokker monoplane over snow, crew replacing wheels with skis. LS of group of Inuits watching Fokker taking off. AERIAL SHOTs of barren ground and snow-covered tundra. MS of group of RCAF crew and dogteam around Fokker monoplane in snow. CS of Flight Officer Carr Harris and Major TA Lawrence chatting in front of Fokker. LS of Fokker taking off in deep snow. Shot of dogteam running over snow and arriving at Wakeham Bay headquarters. (Dogs and aircraft were used to search for two RCAF flyers who went down at Burwell.) CU of Major Lawrence after his flight from Burwell to Wakeham base. Shot of Fokker being shoved into hangar. CS of creek created by thawing ice. AERIAL SHOTs over snow-covered terrain. CS of Major Lawrence sitting in open seated plane, tractor hauling Fokker over snow. Shots of men examining ice condition at Wakeham Bay. Sequence showing crew replacing wheels of plane by skis.


Excerpt from
Hudson Strait Expedition 1927
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