STK-ID 2050

Exercise Eskimo and musk-ox (00/00/1946): shot of assembly point, snowmobiles, tanks, aircraft near tents, of Inuit men and women in parkas watching. Various shots of tanks moving across snowy terrain, vehicles being gassed up. Two brief shots of snow blowing across vast wasteland, convoy of snowmobiles moving in blizzard. Shot of DC-3 Dakota flying overhead, dropping supplies by parachute. Shot of Noorduyn Norseman aircraft passing overhead. CU of snow blowing over drifts. Shot of vehicles moving silhouetted against sunset, parachutes of supplies dropping against sunset. Shot of campsite, men cutting snowblocks to reinforce tents.


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