STK-ID 30171

Several early morning winter shots at drillsite Grenadier A-26 on ice island in Maclean Strait, furniture being transported by helicopter, of warmly dressed man, of helicopter propellers taking speed, of drillsite buildings, wind blowing up, snow in evidence in all shots. Shots of smoke billowing, men at work with caterpillar vehicle, of helicopter in flight transporting materials, depositing it on ground and flying away, men taking materials with caterpillar vehicule, of landscape and buildings, of men inside shack seen through window, of helicopter transporting materials, of Twin Otter moving on runway and taking off, of airstrip, helicopter landing and taking off again with merchandise, of flames and smoke billowing from chimney of refuse burning in dustbin. MS, MCSs of two men talking together and making small tour of site, one man entering shack. Various shots of snow tractor machines pulling snowbanks in early morning near drill site camp.


Excerpt from
Beyond the Frontier
MacLean Strait
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio