STK-ID 2318

Shot of wives and friends waving to crew of CGS Arctic as they sail from Quebec City for Eastern Arctic. Shot of crowds waving as seen from ship leaving pier. Shots of various members of crew aboard, of midnight sun, of ship anchored with Chateau Frontenac in background, of two passenger liners on Saint Lawrence River, of supplies being loaded aboard CGS Arctic. Interior shot of Captain Bernier's cabin. Shots of CGS Arctic under full sail, passengers on board. Shot of Captain Joseph Bernier kissing his wife goodbye. CUs of man pulling cord, of whistle blowing. Shot of Bernier, officers and Government officials going aboard CGS Arctic. Shots of CGS Arctic in Black Lake Island Bay, surveyor using theodolite, buildings under construction at Craig Harbour, Royal Canadian Mounted Police hammering, sawing as new post is being built. PAN of hills and terrain around Craig Harbour, CGS Arctic at anchor among ice in the Bay. Shots of buildings going up, of crew bringing lumber from CGS Arctic to shore. BOATING SHOTs past ice in ocean, including shot of bow of CGS Arctic bucking heavy seas. Shot of Inspector CE Wilcox, RCMP building outpost with constables at Craig Harbour. [Maps of Arctic regions interspersed]


Excerpt from
Arctic Expedition 1924
Craig Harbour, Quebec City
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486