STK-ID 24862

Shot of customs office at White Pass, border between Yukon and Alaska. LS of train at high speed, smoke streaming behind. Brief PAN of Carcross. MSs of passengers on board of steamer heading for Lake Atlin. Shots of prospector and dog resting on shore of lake, CU of husky dog. MLSs of modern gold mining installations. Shots of sternwheeler (Whitehorse) approaching dock in Whitehorse, passengers coming down gangplank. MSs of streets in town, MCU of ivory shop. CU of man's hands fashioning ivory pellets, woman making souvenir necklaces with pellets. Shots of Mile Canyon and Whitehorse Rapids. HAS PAN over town. CU of Stan McGee's log cabin, CU of sign. Various shots of flower beds and CU of flower. Shot of "Soapy Smith's Skull" carved out of cliff. [End Title; Titles interspersed)


Excerpt from
Trail of the Sourdoughs
Carcross, Whitehorse
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486