STK-ID 3103

Shot of supply ship anchored off shore. CS of long haired Inuit man aboard "CGS Arctic". Shots of man posing in front of Hudson's Bay Company post, of ice-filled Dundas Harbour, Devon Island and of supplies on shore at Ellesmere Island. CS of camera slate signed by George Valiquette of Ottawa, certifying scenes were taken on Ellesmere Island (00/08/1922). Shot of Inuits square dancing at night aboard "CGS Arctic", PAN left of bay and mountains surrounding island. LS of ocean-going tugboat moving away from shore, scenes of people gathered on dockside at Quebec City waiting to see 1922 Expedition off. Shots of huge icebergs and ice floes in ocean, Inuits rowing in old rowboat. Group of eight Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables on board CGS Arctic, including Inspector Wilcox, on way to Pond Inlet to set up RCMP post. Several shots of "CGS Arctic" moving through ice fields. Shot of RCMP constable typing out reports aboard ship. Numerous shots of icebergs and craggy cliffs as seen from moving ship.


Excerpt from
Bernier Expedition
Ellesmere Island, Quebec City, Dundas Harbour
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486