STK-ID 42190

Sequence of Inuit hunting seal from motor canoe in open water; CS of man firing rifle, hitting target, shot from boat approaching bleeding seal, a harpoon and buoy is shot at prey, CSs of men tying seal to boat's railing (2:29). Various shots of Inuit men butchering large seal on rocks on coast, cleaning entrails in stream (1:26). Series of shots of Inuit hunting seal from motor canoe; shot of several gunshots hitting target in group of seal in open water, shots of men hooking bloody seals alongside boat, shots of them in boat stalking seal, CU of seal in a pool of blood alongside boat (3:01). Shots of boat approaching edge of ice flow, seals are unloaded and butchered on snow (1:29). CS of several sealskins piled up on shoreline for cleaning (0:08). Shots outside and inside tents set up on pebbled beach (0:39).


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Born Digital, Reel 8mm, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
Super 8mm kodachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080, 720 x 486