STK-ID 2174

Various shots of water as seen from ship, parts of ship in foreground. FOLLOW SHOT of bundled flag being hoisted to mast top, flag unfurling. ELSs of grain elevators at Fort Churchill. MLS of small steamboat. LSs Fort Churchill Harbour installations, of ship approaching dock. Several shots of grain flowing into hold of ship. Several shots on and around Churchill Harbour showing docks, buildings, people, some Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Indigenous man and boys. Shot of train pulling in, distinguished looking visitors stepping down. Shot of visitor aiming primitive looking camera. FOLLOW SHOT of "HMCS Scarborough", a British sloop of war, sailing in. Various shots of ship, of sailors falling in on dock, marching away with rifles. Shots of navy hitching a ride on flat cars, followed by sequence on sailors going through sham battle in Muskeg. Shots of large freighters coming in, of various harbour installations, grain elevators. PAN along fortifications of Fort Prince of Wales with static shots of plaques, of rough inscriptions carved there by fort residents long ago. Interior shots of fort. CU of inscription "Samuel Hearne-1767". Shots of freighter sailing away at dusk. Final sequence on port installations, grain elevators.


Excerpt from
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