STK-ID 33381

AERIAL SHOTs of several islands in Mackenzie River delta, of small town along bank of Mackenzie River, over barren wastes in western Arctic, over rapids in Mackenzie River, of rocky barrens, of herd of musk oxen running across tundra, of Mackenzie River delta. Shot of four men on pier waving to motorboat approaching, seaplane flying by. LS of group of Indigenous men and a few women on shore, Noorduyn Norseman anchored in background. LS of small town across Mackenzie River. Sequence on prospectors arriving showing two prospectors unloading their gear from Noorduyn Norseman plane along shore, pilot getting into plane, taxiing away, leaving prospectors on shore. Shots of the two prospectors taking rock samples on rocky ridge overlooking lake. LS of Noorduyn Norseman seaplane skimming in for landing on calm lake. MS of Norseman seaplane being anchored along shore.


Excerpt from
Community of the North
Mackenzie River
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486