STK-ID 38678

Inuits: various shots of Inuit children not doing much in particular, riding with adult on skidoo, standing at door of building. Shot of a Austin Airways DC-3 floating down from behind the camera, landing on snowy strip, turning in distance and returning to parking area, plane is equipped with skis. Shot of men getting busy preparing to unload. FOLLOW SHOT as same aircraft taxis part the camera on take off in cloud of snow, takes off in distance. LS of communication station, small radome hangar from which men launch a weather balloon. LS of hangar, of men releasing balloon. GROUND TO AIR SHOT of bobbling balloon. Cut to closer shot of man releasing balloon and of balloon floating rapidly away and up. Slow PAN from man doing something or other at a small instrument shelter to LS of communication station and clothesline.


Excerpt from
Telecommunications: Behind the Scenes
Nord-du-Quebec (region)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio