STK-ID 12585

[Remark: boat carrying Flight Lieutenant Leitch who arrives at Wakeham Bay from Nottingam and gets first mail since a year (00/07/28).] BOATING SHOTs of ice floes in Hudson Strait in Spring break-up stage. Shots of sea ice in near break-up stage. LS of freighters at Port Burwell coming into port. LS of ice packs off coast of Resolution Island where finding station is to be built. MS of Canadian Government ship "CGS Larch" anchored at Good Hope Cape. LS of men coming ashore at Cape Hope where finding station is being built, wrecked Fokker plane on beach, LS of "CGS Larch" anchored off cape in background. CSs of damage to plane, crew dismantling planes for shipping to Ottawa. Planes being towed out to ship by motorboats and being hauled aboard. Shot of beached freighter being hauled off shore by second boat and being towed out of harbour on way to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Shot of two tugboats to escort ships to Quebec. Shot of map showing route to be followed from Arctic to Quebec. [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