STK-ID 2325

Shot of CGS Arctic at dock at Quebec City and PANs of large crowds standing on pier. HAS of Captain Joseph Bernier chatting with official on board of CGS Arctic. CS of expedition officer JD Craig of Department of Interior. MLS of Captain Bernier and official on dock at Godhavn, CGS Arctic at anchor in bay in background. MS of JD Craig and officials examining grave of Robert Janes (white trader killed by Inuit hunter, Nookoodlah in 1921). CU of grave. MS of four Inuit men (they helped find Janes body during Royal Canadian Mounted Police 1922 trial of Nookoodlah, sentenced to two years of prison). Shots of Inuit skin tents on Baffin Island interspersed with CUs of faces of Inuit men, women and children. MCS of Captain Bernier chatting with Danish pilot aboard CGS Arctic. CUs of faces of Inuits (men, women and children) shot around Starnes Fjord. Sequence on surveyor on hill at Craig Harbour using theodolite and marker to survey area where Government buildings are to be built. [Animated maps of Arctic regions interspersed]


Excerpt from
Arctic Expedition 1923
Greenland, Quebec City, Baffin Island
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