STK-ID 23043

HASs of ice field, TILT DOWN to men lighting fire on the ice. LS of smoky fire. Front MS of light helicopter landing on platform on stern of sealer "Algerine". LSs, MLSs of large group of seal hunters on the ice standing in group, moving away in single file as seen from helicopter. LS of sealer "Algerine", of hunters on ice. Various LSs of small sealer "Tottan" surrounded by ice. Various shots of helicopter landing on platform of mother ship, flying very low over the ice. LAS of heavily dressed sailor climbing to crow's nest. Closer shot of man in crow's nest pointing. Shot of helicopter taking off from platform as man hangs on to rat lines in the foreground. HAS of group of men on dock. Shots of man working on helicopter float. Sequence showing sealer "Algerine" at dock, large crowd of well-wishers standing by on dock, crew of sealer waving, crowd waving. MLS broadside of "Algerine" sailing past camera, mountainous Newfoundland coast in background. BOATING SHOTof typical Newfoundland fishing hamlet, cliff in background.


Excerpt from
Sealing - Still a Dangerous Gamble
Newfoundland and Labrador, Atlantic Ocean
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486