STK-ID 17697

Inuit games: MS of two Inuit boys on sand, one with arm in air marking spot, the other runs and does "one-foot high kick" ("Arctic high-kick"). MS of four Inuit teenager boys doing the "airplane carry" ("eagle carry") in which one man lies rigid, face down on the ground, others carry him by his hands and feet as far as he can go. Several MLSs and MSs of other traditional Inuit games (exteriors, sunny day). Interior games MS of two Inuit teenage boys doing the "Alaska high-kick". CS of girl watching the games. Four CSs and MSs of Inuit teenage boys doing "Alaska high-kick". CSs of spectators. CU of small stuffed seal used as target in kicking games. Five MSs and CUs of the winner doing the "Alaska high-kick" and the crowd carrying him off as the victor.


Excerpt from
Northern Games
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio