STK-ID 2176

Two LSs of arctic coastline, one shot with ship's rigging in foreground. HAS of small arctic ship "Aklavik" moving up alongside camera ship and Inuits coming aboard. MSs of Inuit shaking hands with white-haired man and with Royal Canadian Mounted Police constable. Shot of white man shaking hands with cameraman. Brief LS of land from camera long boat. Ground MSs of people jumping off long boat, two women being helped to beach. Various shots of tent camp, Inuits moving about. LS of arctic ship anchored off shore. MLS of men unloading boards from long boat, begining construction of frame house on beach. MSs of two men pitching tent nearby. LS PAN of inlet at dusk, cloudy sky. Several shots of unloading supplies from ship to small boat, interspersed with HAS of seal swimming in water. Shots of supplies unloaded from boat and piled up on beach. Several shots in rapid succession, of frame house being built.


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