STK-ID 18045

LSs of Immaculate Conception Catholic Hospital, Catholic Church. PAN (L>R) on Norseman seaplane passes over town of Yellowknife and lands on lake. LS of Anglican church, Indigenous families arriving by boat to attend services. They are seated in front of shacks in Yellowknife. LS of midnight sun on horizon, tents silhouetted in foreground. MLSs of oil storage tanks and waterfront sheds in Yellowknife. AERIAL SHOTs over bush fires North of Edmonton (shot mounted upside down). LS of scow and sternwheeler pushing barge, moving up the Mackenzie river. Forest fire as seen from boat. MSs of RCMP constable directing hose on raging forest fire. CSs of trees burning in forest. CSs of pitch blend on long conveyor, in hopper, molten metal being poured into crucible and miners leaving mine after work.


Excerpt from
Northwest Frontier
Canadian Arctic
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486