STK-ID 16338

Sequence of narwhal being hauled up onto beach in a container. Sequence of speed boats (Canova type) travelling about in arctic waters, ice floes in some scenes. LS and MCS of two men hiking over arctic terrain in summer. MS of men approaching small permanent settlement. ZOOM OUTS from MS to LS of settlement, hilly arctic terrain and ocean in background. MCSs of an anemometer in operation, sun in background. Two MSs of expedition boat, the Bylot, at sea, ice floes in background. MSs of Royal Canadian Mounted Police patrol motorboat approaching land. MCSs of Royal Canadian Mounted Police men talking to member of expedition on shore. Several MCSs and CSs of a Parasitic jaeger (bird) resting on ground. Several GROUND TO AIR SHOTS of jaeger in flight, against blue sky. Several shots of baby jaeger on ground being examined by member of expedition. Several GROUND TO AIR SHOTS of the rough-legged hawk in flight against blue sky. Several MCSs and CSs, of baby hawks in nest on cliffside, in a few shots a member of the expedition has climbed cliff to examine them. MS FOLLOW SHOT of a single seagull flying low over water.


Excerpt from
Northwest Territories
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio