STK-ID 12590

MSs of men using shovels to level snow mounds for runway at Wakeham Bay, of man digging and measuring thickness of ice in Hudson Strait. Shots of emergency supplies carried by aircraft, of plane being warmed up, of pilot and passengers boarding Fokker monoplane, of plane taxiing, taking off from snow-covered Wakeham Bay. MSs of flight officer Carr-Harris of Royal Canadian Air Force examining drift in front of hangar, of workers removing drift from hangar entrance. Shots of monoplane on skis being hauled by tractor, of plane taking off. AERIAL SHOTs over barren wastelands. Shots of supplies being tied to sleds, of Hudson's Bay Company postman, Mr Ford, bidding good bye to major Lawrence of RCAF. LS of dog team moving over barren icefields. Shot of major Lawrence and travelling companion making tea in barrens during trip. [Titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
Hudson Strait Expedition 1927
Hudson Strait
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