STK-ID 3108

Shots of bow of "CGS Arctic" moving through icefields at Pond Inlet, of Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables building their headquarters at Fram Fjord. LS of "CGS Arctic" moving through dense fog. Various shots of ice floes and icebergs, of crew aboard "CGS Arctic", of huge icebergs, of Captain Joseph Bernier looking out window of wheelhouse of "CGS Arctic", of lifeboat with crew examining icepacks. Various PANs of hills and harbour. CS of rocks marking food cache left by Bernier on an earlier expedition. Shots of crew of "CGS Arctic" unfurling sail from yard arm, of school of narwal whale barely visible as they bounce in and out of water, of crew and RCMP constables aboard "CGS Arctic" unloading supplies. Shot of Bernier chatting with 2nd engineer on deck. Shots aboard "CGS Arctic" bucking rough arctic seas, of RCMP, of Bernier on bridge with 1st and 2nd officers.


Excerpt from
Bernier Expedition
Ellesmere Island
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