STK-ID 32401

Shots of scaffold for drill shaft, of two men standing on platform, operating donkey engine, of man working on scaffolding on high platform. Shots of man putting up sign "1st Street West", building under construction in background. MS of man walking along dirt road, truck passing by. MSs of builders putting up ridge pole on small frame building. LSs of Yellowknife, including PAN across town. FOLLOW LS of seaplane taking off from lake, waterfront of Yellowknife in background. MS of men outside "Jeweller & Engraver" shop. Two shots of men at work on wooden house under construction. MS of three prospectors walking along Yellowknife street. Sequence showing men loading Nourduyn Norseman Canadian Pacific seaplane at dock, of men tying canoe to seaplane, of men unloading engine from seaplane, of seaplane taxiing across lake. Shots of men loading two seaplanes, of man atop plane, refuelling it, of Norseman taxiing in water. Two ESTABLISHING HASs of Yellowknife.


Excerpt from
Yellowknife, Canada
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486