STK-ID 12589

CS of three young Inuit boys posing for cameraman, individual CSs of all three boys. CS of dogs resting in snow. Several shots of Wakeham Bay camp and waterfalls nearby. Monoplane being fitted with pontoons. (01/07/1927): crew holding field day, Inuits participating to celebrate Dominion Day, Inuits in foot races, sack races, wheelbarrow races. Shot of ice floes off Akpotok Isle, including some large icebergs. Several shots of crew aboard "CGS Montcalm" and shots of ice floes and icebergs as seen from bow of "CGS Montcalm" as she moves North to Akopotok Strait. Shot of huge polar bear on pulleys, being cut up on deck by "CGS Montcalm" crew. Shot of iceberg which was 3/4 mile long and 60 feet high. Shot of cow being taken aboard for fresh meat. More shots of ice floes and icebergs. [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