STK-ID 2324

MSs of passengers and crew aboard CGS Arctic off Gaspe coast. LSs of British passenger ship at sea. MS rear view of passenger aboard CGS Arctic looking at icebergs. Shot of ice floes shot from CGS Arctic. Sequence showing bow of CGS Arctic moving through ice floes as seen from mast lookout and portside, riggings of ship visible in foreground. LS of mountain along shore. LS of crew of CGS Arctic coming ashore in whaleboat. MS of Captain Joseph Bernier, Inspector CE Wilcox and crew walking onto deck at Godhavn, Greenland. CU of sick Inuit woman having her eyes and mouth examined. Series of CUs of Inuit men, women and children posing. Sequence on Royal Canadian Mounted Police men building houses along shore at Pangnirtung. Shots interspersed with shots of Inuit men bringing supplies ashore. CUs of Government doctor examining eyes and mouth of sick Inuit man (believed to be suffering from venereal disease). [Animated maps of Arctic regions interspersed]


Excerpt from
Arctic Expedition 1923
Greenland, Gaspesie-Ile-de-la-Madeleine (region)
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