STK-ID 27541

Seal Hunt: brief shot of men on deck of sealer sharpening knives. Fine MLS of large three masted sealer (with funnel) moving imperceptibly through the ice. Cut to MS of bow smashing ice as men stand by on ice. Various shots of large crew taking to the ice in search of seal, jumping from floe to floe, crawling over the ice with life line trailing. HAS of two seals on ice as seen from ship. CU of face of baby seal. Longer shot of same. Shots of men dragging butchered seal over ice, skinning it.


Excerpt from
Whale Hunt / Seal Hunt
Canadian Arctic
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