STK-ID 22796

[Titles] Low level AERIAL SHOTs of Waskesiu, headquarters of Prince Albert National Park. Shots of birds flying in flock, of Royal Canadian Air Force Vedette flying boat taxiing past canoe, of man and woman loading canoe for trip. Sequence on man and woman paddling down rivers and across lakes, passenger sitting quietly at mid-ship. Incidental shots of primeval forest along shoreline. Rear shot of Grey Owl (Archie Belaney) and wife standing at river's edge to welcome canoeists. Grey Owl assisting the women stepping out of canoe. Shots of picnic beside water, beaver coming out of water, joining the five persons around picnic. Shots of Grey Owl guiding the three tourists into wood, showing them beavers' handy work, felled trees, partly gnawed trunks. Sequence on the three travellers getting out of canoe and portaging over height of land and re-launching canoe. LAS of bear cub clinging to tree. Rear shot of the three travellers moving away from camera, the man carrying canoe, the two women toting supplies. Shots of bay, of tent on shore, women coming out wearing bathing suits, boarding canoe with man and upsetting. Shot of portaging on portage railway. Sequence on travellers paddling away as sun is setting. [Titles interspersed]


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