STK-ID 15340

MLS of the Canadian icebreaker John A. Macdonald in ice in the Canadian Arctic, PAN to the American oil tanker, the S.S. Manhattan, PAN back to icebreaker. Several extreme LSs of oil tanker Manhattan with bow of camera ship in lower foreground. Telephoto shots of stern of Manhattan in ice, American flag blowing in the wind. PAN from unbroken expanse of ice to LS of Manhattan seen broadside. Part of camera ship in foreground. LS of fore-section of Manhattan, diffuse sun in background, similar shot with halo on camera lens overlapping Manhattan. Extreme LS of bow of tanker. PAN to red clouds at sunrise. PAN back to Manhattan. Cut to stern superstructure of tanker, smoking stack. Cut to closer shots of billowing smoke. Three-quarter bow, stern shots of Manhattan in ice. MS of bow from front. LS of ship moving across frame through jumbled ice.


Excerpt from
L'odyssée du Manhattan
Canadian Arctic
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080