STK-ID 33453

Various shots of men trying to free "SS Fort Macpherson" from ice near port building, of Inuits posing, cutting seal blubber with crescent-shaped knife, of Inuits working on dock, building shed. CU of husky dog. Shots of men preparing to beach boat in spring. Shot of Inuit demonstrating his ability with kayak. Shot of post personnel posing, boat crew including skipper Norris of the "Fort Macpherson", skipper Brabant of the "Blue Fox". Shots of Inuits loading sled, mushing away on trip to find musk ox. Various shots of Inuit women cutting fish for dogs, hanging fish to dry, of Inuit hunters on the "Aklavik" sailing to White Bear Creek, north of Melbourne Island, of Inuits going ashore with supplies. PAN of tent camp, Inuits posing. CUs of faces. Shots of two men setting up fish to dry. Sequence on "Aklavik" coming into Cambridge Bay.


Excerpt from
Cambridge Bay
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm print b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486