STK-ID 33458

Whaling at sea: several ELSs of one, two whales blowing. Shot of hunter in bow of whaler, preparing to fire harpoon gun. MLSs of whale, of animal being hit by harpoon. Dark shots of dead whale floating at bow of ship, men preparing to inflate whale. LSs of blowing whale. HALS of harpoon striking. HAS of bow of ship, dead whale afloat, blood on water. HAS of men reloading harpoon gun. TILT UP length of ship from dead whale in water, to bridge and stern. HAS of bridge. Level shot of harpooner manning gun. LS of whale being hit, PAN to bow of ship, crewmen preparing to haul whale in. Dark shot of winch, operator. Dark LAS of mast, of barrel at mast top. Shot of whale, large fluke, man cutting fluke with long knife. LS of whale on surface. Rear LS of man at harpoon gun, of harpoon being fired, missing target. Several shots of ropes. TILT UP deck to LS of harpoon gun. Shots of men at bow of ship, of dead whale in water, of flags marking positions of inflated whale carcasses. MSs, MCSs of dead whale alongside whaler, small shark attacking carcass. Shot of man flensing floating whale.


Excerpt from
Whaling at Sea / Whale Processing
British Columbia
National Film Board
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Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg, 16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486