STK-ID 2326

MLS of two Danish ships in Godhavn Harbour. Shot of CGS Arctic at anchor in Godhavn Bay. MS of crew aboard CGS Arctic. Sequence showing Inuit shacks along shore near Etah, dogs and Inuit man feeding dogs. Various shots of hills and icebergs shot along the way between Pond Inlet and Cumberland Gulf. LS of CGS Arctic anchored in bay. Shot of oil barrels and shacks at Pond Inlet. Shots of Inuits near their tent, man showing off his clothes made of skin, old Inuit woman sewing. Sequence shot in Craig Harbour showing outpost, supplies being brought ashore, CUs of Inuit men posing, dogs being hitched to sled, snow visible on ground. Sequence showing Inuit man paddling away in kayak (to scare Narwal whales towards shore to be hunt), Inuit man shooting rifle while standing in rowboat, narwal whales swimming near shore (not well seen), Inuit man returning to shore in kayak. Sequence on Government official in front of shack showing spear, mukluks and parka used by Inuits. [Animated maps of Arctic regions interspersed]


Excerpt from
Arctic Expedition 1923
Greenland, Craig Harbour, Pond Inlet
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