STK-ID 3107

CS of two elderly Inuits kissing. CS of Inuit script on grave marker and two men of Bernier expedition at two graves marked by crosses. Shot of man of expedition pouring coffee for group of Inuits. CS of Inuit family. Shots of flag-raising ceremony attended by Joseph Bernier, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and other officials, including Inspector Wilcox, RCMP and JD Craig. Shots of ice-filled Dundas Harbour on Devon Island. LS of Bernier, Wilcox, Craig and RCMP in front of RCMP building at Dundas (02/09/1922). CSs of group saluting Union Jack, of 2nd officer Lemieux using sextant, of officer-in-Charge, Mr Henderson and of Bernier looking through life preserver of "CGS Arctic". CSs of Craig, Albert Theriault, Philip Laperriere, of Bill Choat and Richard Finnie (wireless operator), of Captain Morin. Shots of Bernier speaking into intercom, posing with member of "CGS Arctic" crew, of two river-going passenger ships at pier in Quebec. CS of RCMP Commander C Starnes. Shots of three men soldering biscuit tins for Arctic, of Chateau Frontenac, of Bernier posing with wife, of crew and of supplies going aboard "CGS Arctic". CS of George Valiquette with camera, mountains and icebergs.


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