STK-ID 20766

[(Title) Remark: a Royal Canadian Mounted Police detachment goes on a trip into the Arctic to set up outposts and dispense justice.] Shots of inspection of Royal Canadian Mounted Police detachment in Quebec City, of inspector CE Wilcox in charge of party, of various members of expedition on board ship. Various CUs of RCMP constables, members of crew, Kakto, Police native employed by RCMP and of Inuit natives. Shots of RCMP unloading supplies, erecting a few buildings and hoisting flag at Craig Harbour. Various shots of men in boats navigating among ice floes. The same routines are gone through at Dundas Harbour on Devon Island, culminating in the ceremony of the flag. Sub-detachment and necessary supplies are landed at Fram Fjord, Ellesmere Island. Shots of Huskies being landed and fed, of "SS Beothic" at anchor, of party of men excavating for Inuit ruins on Baffin Island. LS and MS of walrus in water and of polar bear on the ice. CU of Inspector Joy. [Titles interspersed on DB]


Excerpt from
R.C.M.P. 1922 Eastern Arctic Expedition
Ellesmere Island, Quebec City, Dundas Harbour
National Film Board
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