STK-ID 2171

Sequence aboard ship showing passengers, part of rigging, mountainous coastline. Shots of small lauches approaching with passengers, of passengers climbing aboard ship. LS of steamship in bay, mountains in the background. Front TRAVELLING SHOT from camera boat of Inuit people on shore, shots of white men being greeted by Inuits, sick person on stretcher and supplies being unloaded. MLS of Hudson's Bay post. Interior sequence in hospital showing nurses (women) taking care of patients, including babies. Two ESTABLISHING SHOTs over Inuit camp. Sequence on scientist (man) netting aquatic animal on beach, putting it into jar. Long sequence of life at Inuit camp showing two Inuit women wheeling child about in baby carriage, Inuits laddleling liquid from staming vat, MSs of camp, CUs of old Inuit woman cooking over fire and smoking pipe. Shots of dogs and of puppies in basket. Sequence on supply boat coming ashore, Inuits carrying supplies. Several shots of Inuit people milling around. CUs of children. LSs mountainous coastline and of ship anchored in bay. [title: The End]


Excerpt from
Canadian Arctic
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486