STK-ID 2049

Shot of two Inuit hunters cutting blocks of snow and building igloo. CS of bow of Royal Canadian Mounted Police vessel "Saint Roch" at Cambridge Bay, PAN to DC-3 aircraft being loaded. Shots of Royal Canadian Air Force DAK in winter. Shots of crew of "Saint Rock" wearing parkas and frozen whiskers. Shots of "Saint Roch" frozen in ice on Victoria Island where it spent winter in 1944 against evening sunset. Two shots of settlement at Cape Dorset on Baffin Island in summer, of priest, Father Henry posing with Cambridge Bay Inuits. Three shots of Arctic sunsets, of group of Inuits aboard one master schooner "Peterhead". Shot of RCAF PBY-5 Canso amphibian being unloaded in Northwest Territories in summer. Shot of aircraft taxiing. Shots of Tom Manning and wife surveying in Arctic using theodolits on a tripod. PAN from partially built house to bay and Mrs Manning operating radio in tent. AERIAL SHOTs over town of Port Radium in Northwest Territories. Various shots of town of Port Radium.


Excerpt from
Arctic Future
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome, 16mm original kodachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486