STK-ID 2064

Shot of ice from crows' nests of the "CD Howe" as she moves through waters of Craig Harbour, loading crane on the "CD Howe" rotating slowly. HAS of scow of the "CD Howe" being lowered to water by goose neck crane. Shot of scow heavily laden with supplies, moving past ice floes, approaching "CD Howe". Shot of Royal Canadian Mounted Police outpost, of Inuit mother and child, of sign on ground "RCMP Dundas Harbour - NWT". PAN from settlement at Craig Harbour to scow along shore. Shots of Royal Canadian Air Force ensign being taken down at Dundas Harbour post, of RCMP constable boarding up windows. Shot of RCMP constables removing belongings, transporting them to scow by sled, Inuit with husky dogs not wanting to be loaded on scow. Shot of scow being loaded onto the "CD Howe" by goose neck crane. Shots of ice floes, rocky barren shores in background. Front shot of Inuit and passengers coming off scow, RCMP removing boards from window of post at Craig Harbour. Shot of Bell helicopter hovering over bay. AERIAL SHOT over three caribou racing over flat tundra. CU of young husky pup trying to feed in a pail. (00/08/1951 - 00/09/1951)


Excerpt from
Arctic Voyage of the "CD Howe"
Craig Harbour
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio