STK-ID 38179

An expedition organized to corral a herd of caribou in the wilderness of Northern Quebec: several shots of men carrying trussed up animal, dropping it, loading animal on sled, blind folding caribou, weighing animal. CU of scale. Shot of men dragging a caribou in snow, examining it. Closer shot of same. FOLLOW SHOT of skidoo on woods trail towing sled with tied-up caribou, man on it. Skidoo heads onto frozen lake where row of tied caribou await. Static MLS of caribou lying in snow waiting for aircraft. FOLLOW SHOT of men dragging tied-up caribou on sled out of brush and into clearing. Shot of men loading caribou into sled, caribou falling off, men reloading, dragging sled and animal through brush. Shots of men dragging caribou. Shot of men carrying doe and dropping her, falling in snow, picking up animal, having very bad time of it, carrying doe past the camera and into corral. MLS of doe in corral, her captors watching in extreme foreground. Shot from inside corral of men dragging animal in, untying it, letting it go free inside corral. Profile of caribou inside corral, snow fence barricade in background. Shot of men freeing caribou, animal walking gingerly to fence of corral. Shot of caribou inside corral. Shot of man catching caribou by horns, wrestling with it. Shot of two men hauling caribou onto frozen lake by skidoo, row of tied up animals.


Excerpt from
Nord-du-Quebec (region)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080