STK-ID 23044

Various shipboard shots of sailors keeping busy, hoisting signal flags. MLS of small steam freighter passing by camera ship. Various BOATING SHOTs of harbour as camera ship sails away showing empty berths, piers, crowd of well-wishers, boats and various buildings. BOATING LS of waterfront of fair sized town, of harbour, of large freighter at dock. LAMS of sealer "Algerine" moving slowly through the ice as crew members jump off onto the ice. Shot of group of hunters moving away from the ship over the ice. Shots of two men advancing gingerly over the ice, jumping from ice floe to ice floe. MS of small seal on the ice, of two seals bobbing up and down in water. Shipboard shots of lookout climbing to crow's nest. More shots of men advancing over the ice, of flag with letter "A" flapping in the wind. MCS of ship fog horn. Various shots of seals crawling at full speed over the ice, of helicopter flying away, of men moving over unsteady floes, approaching mother ship. Shots of hunters jumping off ship onto the ice, moving away, of small ship making its way through the ice. CU of heavily dressed skipper looking through binoculars. Several shots of seals on the ice. Low AERIAL SHOT over ice field.


Excerpt from
Sealing - Still a Dangerous Gamble
Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut
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