STK-ID 16744

Canadian Army detachment travels through northern "deserts": shots of map of Canada, line extending from Churchill to Denmark Bay and down to Dawson Creek. Shot of elevator in Churchill (winter). Detachment leaving by snowmobile and dogsled. View of soldiers building igloo, pitching tent. Interior shot of igloo, soldiers. Three shots of airplanes on snowy field being refuelled. Dakota taking off, airborne. Low AERIAL SHOT of camp. Sequence on soldiers with Inuit, Inuit child playing with husky puppy. Shots of soldiers giving each other "mohawk" haircuts. Shot of detachment leaving by snowmobile.


Excerpt from
NFB Footage (Canada-US Relations)
Canadian Arctic
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486