STK-ID 2306

[Title: The Arctic Patrol] CU of map of Canada. Sequence on departure of "SS Boethic" from North Sydney, Nova Scotia showing men and Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables on deck, getting on board, shaking hands, ship's whistle blowing, ship moving out. Low level AERIAL SHOTs of the Boethic moving at sea. HASs of chickens and pigs on ship's deck, man feeding animals. Shots of small icebergs. CU of hand tapping on telegraph key, dissolve to message from expedition leader George Mackenzie to cameraman Richard Finnie. Sequence aboard ship showing snow falling, covering decks and fittings, seamen standing watch, husky dogs moving about, family of polar bears moving on ice. LS of midnight sun. Shots of men landing at Cape Sparbo on Devon Island. Long sequence showing musk-oxen running and standing about along shore and in field, including views of men firing rifle to make musk-oxen stampede and of man taking photograph of animals. [Titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
Arctic Patrol
Nova Scotia, Canadian Arctic
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486