STK-ID 30140

Shot of stern of two yachts just come in to shore, Inuit dragging catch through water. MS of men getting into water and fetching catch while others attach boat, including shots of seal dragged onto rocks, men around. CSs of Inuk beginning to cut skin, other man beginning to cut other end. Several CSs and MSs of sealskin being cut in even, parallel strips by two men going all around seal, stripping off skin and then fat. MSs of skinned seal, cut fat on ground, two men taking break, sharpening knives then continuing to cut up seal, opening it up the middle, uncovering guts and whole inside, uncluding CS of Inuk cutting up fetal sack containing dead embryo. MS of men pulling guts from seal, cutting up offal. CS of Inuk throwing pieces of offal to bird on water. MLS of small group on shore near boat.


Excerpt from
Debout sur leur terre
Ottawa Islands
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio