STK-ID 1261

MS of bus pulling up in front of barracks, group of men and women getting off. MS of group walking up hill towards small village, MS of man and woman examining small house. Several shots of Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables examining vehicles and drivers' licenses at Canadian Customs gate. Shots include CUs of constable standing near sign: "DISCHARGING OF FIREARMS IS FORBIDDEN WITHIN ONE MILE ON EITHER SIDE OF ALASKA HIGHWAY - ORDINANCES YUKON TERRITORY". FOLLOW SHOT of station wagon car driving along Alaska Highway, MSs of tourists getting out and taking pictures, typical Yukon landscape in background. MLS of 1937 Chevrolet towing trailer and 1939 Pontiac driving up Alaska Highway towards camera. MCS of signs along highway: "Dun Moovin Lodge", "General Merchant - Gasoline & Oil" "Meals served at All Hours". MS of carpenters working on log house, CU of carpenter sealing cracks between log joint using tar paper.


Excerpt from
Alaska Highway
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486