STK-ID 33455

Shots of crew of "SS Bay Chimo", PAN to water and land. Shots of supplies landing at Fort Ross on Victoria Island. Shot of water along way through Prince of Wales to Port Collins. Various shots of small settlements, Inuits. Shipboard shots of water, of First Officer Summers of "Bay Chimo", of Bailey Island. AERIAL SHOTs of land en route to Aklavik, of Mackenzie River Delta (very dark). Shots of original settlement of Aklavik. Sequence on activity at Aklavik, men cutting wood for fuel, Inuits, Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables. Shots of bales of fur in Aklavik, of sternwheeler moored near shore. TRAVELLING SHOT of Aklavik, of riverbanks, forests. Various shots of white passengers on sternwheeler, posing. Shots of river, banks at dusk. Shots of men meeting ship in canoe, of men loading cordwood onto ship. Three-shot of Caporal Wall of RCMP (at left) and two colleagues.


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