STK-ID 27403

Sealand Aquarium staff, whales : shots of whales not doing anything in particular, swimming about, begging food from trainer. Whales are killer whales, an albino female called Cheemo and, presumably, a male called Haida. Shot of trainer tickling mouths of the two whales with a brush. Shot of whales rising towards the camera, opening their mouths. MCS of Dr. Paul Spong, cetologist, leaning over the water, tickling nose of whale with fox tail, whales opening their mouths toothily at him. Shots of whales moving about just below the surface. HAS of whales rising out of the water towards the camera. Shots of spong tikling snouts with feather. HAS of head of Haida as he spouts, flips over and swims away. Shots of whales. Shots of man recording whale talk. TILT DOWN with microphone.


Excerpt from
We Call Them Killers
Victoria (British Columbia)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio