STK-ID 2316

Two CUs of drawings depicting Inuits. Sequence of Inuits assisting Royal Canadian Mounted Police men in raising flag pole at the Hudson's Bay post in Pangnirtung. Several MLSs showing men loading motorboats, motorboats moving away towards ship anchored in bay. Sequence on men and Inuits abord ship, boarding motorboat and moving away. HAS of ice floes. Sequence shot at Godhavn showing Governor of Greenland and his wife, buildings, Governor posing with group of Inuit men, Governor chatting with man and playing with dogs. Shots of CGS Arctic near Ellesmere Island, ice floes visible. Sequence on supplies being unloaded at Devon, buildings and RCMP-Bernier detachment outpost at North Devon Island. Shots of RCMP officers building a supply warehouse at Dundas Harbour. MS of a food and supply cache at Kane Basin. Sequence showing elderly Inuit woman scraping skin and mugging at camera. Sequence showing other elderly Inuit woman, sewing and smoking a pipe, including shots of her chewing mukluks. MS of Richard Finnie walking up to pile of bones of prehistoric animals dug up by an archealogist. [Maps of Arctic regions interspersed]


Excerpt from
Arctic Expedition
Greenland, Ellesmere Island, Dundas Harbour
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486