STK-ID 27815

Shots of snowy Arctic landscape, Inuit in the distance. Closer shots of Inuit jumping up and down in snow, presumably looking for seal holes. Shot of second Inuit holding baby seal by the tail, joining the first. Shot of Inuits putting rope around seal's tail, lowering it into hole. HAMCS of Inuit lying flat, fishing baby seals out of hole. CU of baby seal in Inuit's arms. Shots of seal wiggling toward camera in loose undisturbed snow. CU of Inuit and baby seal. HAS of seal tied by the tail, being lowered into water hole in ice, moving about in water. MSs of seal in snow, in water hole. Shots of the two Inuits looking down into hole, jabbing downward with spear, tugging with all their might on rope tied to spear.


Excerpt from
Wilkinson Story
Pond Inlet
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486