STK-ID 20779

Shot from island of plane landing past camera. BOATING LSs of aircraft landing on the "Magnificent". Shipboard HAS of damaged aircraft overhanging edge of flight deck as men run back and forth. BOATING LSs of aircraft carrier, damaged plane clearly visible. LSs of carrier at sea, including silhouette shots, odd reflection on camera lens (northern lights?). Shore-based LSs of destroyer anchored offshore in Coral Harbour, of other destroyer some distance away. Sequence on Inuits approaching in whale boat, boarding ship, fraternising with sailors, accepting cigarettes. Shot of sailor trying on Inuit parka. Sequence on sailors visiting with Inuit families on shore, posing with them, chatting with bearded missionary, incidental shots of Inuit summer camp. Interior shot of sailor in tent with elderly Inuit. Cut to the "Haida" at anchor offshore. HAS of sailors getting back into ship's boat for trip back to the destroyer. BOATING LS of destroyer heading for Fort Churchill visible in distance. Closer shot of grain loading installations at Port Churchill, a few small ships moored to piers. MLSs of men on stern of cargo ship "Dundalk" fishing, pulling fish in. (00/10/1948)


Excerpt from
R.C.N. Visits Northern Waters
Churchill, Canadian Arctic
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio