STK-ID 2052

[Remark: The "CD Howe" left Montreal on June 27th 1951 for 10,000 mile trip to the Arctic. She collected census reports, supplied outposts, conducted a hydrographic survey.] CUs of Inuit (man, woman and five children). CUs of the family and individual shots of each. Supplies on beach at Pond Inlet, several Inuit carrying supplies from Hudson Bay post to scow, anchored off shore. Shot of the icebraker "CD Howe" in bay, Inuit loading sacks of potatoes onto scow, same Inuit unloading supplies from scow which has arrived with supplies from "CD Howe" in background. Helicopter hovering over Hudson Bay, approaching shore where supplies are piled and several Inuit gather around the helicopter on beach. LS of settlement of Pond Inlet with rough water of Hudson Bay in foreground. BOATING SHOT of rugged shoreline as seen from side of moving ship. Inuit people going aboard "CD Howe" icebreaker where they'll receive medical treatment. LS of Arctic Bay settlement and sign on hill (stones) "Arctic Bay". Landscape in background with bow of ship in foreground.


Excerpt from
Arctic Voyage of the "CD Howe"
Arctic Ocean, Ellesmere Island, Arctic Bay (town), Pond Inlet
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio