STK-ID 2912

HAMS of checkerboard, bottle of Hudson's Bay Company rum. Profile shots of two men playing, one finishing game and pouring drink. A boat approaches the camera from between ice floes. One man jumps into water and carries one of the passengers to shore. Sequence on naturalists moving over rough ground, climbing rocky hill. Cut to MS of hawk standing, spreading its wings menacingly. HA of naturalists grabbing chicks. Cut to shore of sound, ice along rocky beach, ship in distance. Back on ship, the Effie M Morrissey, the naturalists transfer hawk chicks to cage. MS of three chicks in cage. Several shipboard shots of Arctic Coast, ice floes, parts of ship in foreground. Shots of scientist working in the field with various instruments. Several follow shots of eagle hawk flying eratically. Shot of hawk on ground, man approaching cautiously, picking it up. Sequence on men laying dynamite charges on ice, exploding same. Shots of ice moving.


Excerpt from
Bartlett Expedition
Canadian Arctic
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486