STK-ID 15908

Sequence on preparation of harpon on beach of Saturna Island in the strait of Georgia in British Columbia, two test firings. TILT DOWN from workers watching, to water in dry dock at Burrard Dry Dock Co., Moby Doll, a killer whale, swimming about slowly. Shot of men being lowered in a cradle to the surface of the water in the dry dock. Sculptor Sam Burich lowering a fish at end of line. Shot of Sam Burich and curator of Vancouver public aquarium, Dr. Murray Newman, talking. Sequence on tug moving about near dry dock, dry dock being towed to Jericho beach. Shot of Dr. Newman talking with man from Marineland, Florida. PAN from ELS of Vancouver to drydock and tug on way to Jericho beach. Shots of inside of dry dock during trip. Front view of tug towing dry dock. Two shots of Moby Doll being urged into pen from dry dock. Shots of killer whale in pen, people watching from sides, Vancouver in distance.


Excerpt from
Moby Doll
Vancouver (city), Georgia Strait, Saturna Island
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080