STK-ID 2308

LS of lake, ship at anchor, tent on shore. PAN of rocky hills, town of Kimmirut (formerly known as Lake Harbour). CU of Hudson's Bay Company trading post. PAN of buildings in town. LAMS of church's steeple, MSs of Inuit faithfuls filing past minister, entering church. MCS of husky dogs. LS of arctic patrol ship "SS Boethic" sailing across frame. MS of two men aboard ship watching "HBC Nascopie" sailing away in background. HAMLS of two kayaks moving along shoreline. HAMLS of ship anchored in bay, launch moving away from ship towards shore. Shots of flock of auks taking off, standing on rocky beach, wading in water. Shots of PA Taverner plucking bird. CU of Dr LD Livingstone, government medical officer. LSs of Baffin Bay at 3 am, midnight sun visible in the distance. CU of newspaper column on SS Boethic trip. CUs of hand tapping morse key and of telegrams. CU of J Dewey Soper, discoverer of nesting grounds of blue goose. LS of Pangnirtung town on rocky shore from ship, houses, church. Shots of seamen on bridge hauling ship in, Inuits on shore, ship in bay, man firing cannon in salute, cannon firing on shore shot from ship approaching. LS of two canoes moving in bay, past small icebergs. HAMS of two Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables and two men rowing in canoe, approaching ship. Shots of Inuits on shore, getting in rowboat. HASs of Inuits aboard "SS Boethic". Shots of Inuits carrying supplies, of children playing on shore. PAN along group of Inuit men eating and drinking, sitting in front of building. Shots of small child wrapped in furs playing with dog, being kissed by mother, sleeping. MLS of motor launch "Lady Byng" approaching in bay. HAS of seamen welcoming inuit men on board of ship. [Titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
Arctic Patrol
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