STK-ID 23007

Various shots of aircraft including flying boats, Canadian Transcontinental Airways Fairchild cabin monoplane, DH Moth on pontoons, Royal Canadian Air Force Siskin, and others aircraft taxiing, taking off. PAN of waterfront, fishing village, great clouds of black smoke billowing from raging building fire. Shot of plane taking off from lake. Sequence on men campers in front of tent, man wearing bearskin creeping up to surprise them. Shots of men boarding seaplane. AERIAL SHOTs of islands in lake, of wharf, several boats tied up, of northland showing forests, rivers, wharves, beaches, seaplane taking off, town. Shot of men unloading flying boat hull from flatcar. Shot of pilot stepping into assembled machine, motor starting, plane taking off. Shot of mechanics assembling engines of other flying boats. PAN of tents on shore. Shot of men displaying catch of fish. Various shots of loggers throwing logs in chute, down to river. Shots of freight train arriving, of buffaloes in stock pens. Several brief shots of sternwheeler on river. Various shots at fishing camp showing men washing clothes, catching fish and displaying catch. Various shots of biplanes taking off.


Excerpt from
Sealing Expedition; Aircraft in Northern Canada
Northwestern Ontario
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486