STK-ID 32467

LAMS of Minister of Transport George Hees and party, DEW radome of Foxe Inlet Station in background. Shot of Hees and woman heading for helicopter, boarding. Closer shot of "bubble" and passengers. Various shots of warmly dressed people chatting with Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers. PANs around the Department of Transport Frobisher Airport showing US Air Force Boeing tanker, a couple of Northstars, airport's main hangar and control tower. Shot of Royal Canadian Air Force Northstar taxiing past camera, jockeying for position in the distance. Brief CU of whirling propeller and spinner. Various shots of landing craft drawn up on beach, of Inuits constructing building. PAN of Frobisher from vantage point. MLS of new prefabricated house, Inuit woman in front. Sequence showing freighter being unloaded, incidental shots of trucks, floating cranes. Shot of helicopter taking off from Frobisher Airfield. Brief CU of whirling rotors and hub. Rough TRAVELLING SHOT of very large number of oil drums stacked on beach. Several CUs of Inuit families, adults and children, of George Hees chatting with them. Shots of Inuit shacks and surroundings. Various low level AERIAL SHOTs of icebreaker, of freighter, of settlement and of coast. (00/09/1958)


Excerpt from
Transport Inspection
Canadian Arctic
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080