STK-ID 30152

MSs, MCSs of three men talking together, watching heavy seas through window inside camp on "Esso" artificial island offshore Tuktoyaktuk. Various shots on Esso island of men setting big bags of mud around island to stop waves. Shots of heavy seas, of waves breaking on ships, of helicopter landing on island, workers walking towards and entering helicopter, of mud flowing out big pipe to reinforce island, of men being transported on platform moved by big crane on ships, of water and mud flowing out of pipeline, of men arriving on island by platform, others going back to ship on platform, of crane transporting materials. Shots of island. MSs of helicopter landing on "Esso" island, of man entering helicopter. CSs of propellers taking speed. Various shots of "Esso" staff working hard to make mud bags with help of machinery to stop waves from invading artificial island, of waves going over bags, snow falling, of men at work in water. (00/10/1982)


Excerpt from
Beyond the Frontier
Beaufort Sea
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio