STK-ID 39781

LS, CUs of mine shaft, delegation visiting, walking by camera. HALS of train at small station, forest in background, few frame houses in foreground. TRAVELLING SHOT of evegreen forest, birch trees in foreground, of river and girders, bridge in extreme foreground, of prairie, of woods. TRAVELLING SHOT of town. LAS of two children waving past camera, station sign name in background "The Pas". Two shots of Arctic flowers. CU of Arctic pink flower. Two shots of rocky shore of Hudson's Bay. LS of totem pole, clothesline, frame house in Churchill. PAN of Flin Flon across stream, rocky shore. Sequence on small sailboats sailing past camera. Sequence on grain loading installations, grain carriers at piers in Churchill. Sequence on ruins of Fort Prince of Wales. Cut to white whale bleeding from harpoon thrust surfacing from water. LAMS of Indigenous rifleman firing rifle. LS of whale carcass being pulled up conveyor to packing house. Two shots of Churchill railway station, group of Indigenous people on platform. PAN of line of frame structures, of neat bungalow, of cafe, other ramshackle buildings. CU of husky dog. Cut to man and dogs, to dogs alone. AERIAL SHOT of radio towers, including buildings of outpost, blue water in background. Misty shot of army tents at post. Sequence showing soldiers, meteorological station and balloon.


Excerpt from
The North Has Changed and The Accessible Arctic
Northwest Territories
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080