STK-ID 13496

[Title: In the Shadow of the Pole]: shot of animated map of Canada and Arctic region. MS of group of Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables posing in front of "Boethic" prior to starting on 8000 mile trip from Quebec City to Eastern Arctic. Shots of supplies being loaded aboard Boethic in Sydney Harbour, Nova Scotia. MSs of wives of RCMP and Boethic crewmen at dockside, RCMP kissing his wife goodbye. Shots of Boethic at sea. Shots of personnel aboard, including ice pilot LD Morin, Inspector AH Joy of RCMP, Dr LD Livingstone, Government medical officer, Dr RM Anderson, biologist of National Museum of Canada and Captain E Falk of Boethic. HASs of crewmen boxing on deck. [Titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
In the Shadow of the Pole
Nova Scotia, Quebec City
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486