STK-ID 32845

LS of tent, man with binoculars. CS of dead wolf being strung up on pulley. CS of scale showing wolf weighed 75 lbs. Shot of man emerging from tent, sending a message on wireless radio. Shot of Caterpillar tractor hauling sleighs towards and past camera, men and sled dog. CS of huge mound of Arctic ice, fire blazing as men work on ice mound in background. Shot of group of white, arctic hares playing on snow and CS: sequence showing a white fox feeding around camp, ducking amongst various piece of machinery outside camp. Various shots of countryside, man walking away from tent with rifle. Shots of herd of musk-ox and LS of water and man going into water to collect snow sample. Shot of bearded geologist writing report, man removing net from water and taking out fish, plover on ground. Shot of two plovers flying. Shot of archeologist digging for artifacts, holding up piece of wood he has uncovered. Shot of rough water pounding shoreline and TILT UP to rolling ridge of hills. Shot of man examining earth and second man examining several species of dead birds. He enters Quonset hut and closes the door.


Excerpt from
Ellesmere Island
Ellesmere Island
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome, 16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080