STK-ID 52557

Large-vessel seal hunt. MS of sealer driving snowmobile hauling sled full of sealskins passing by camera heading towards ship (0:17). AERIAL SHOT of sealing vessel wedged into ice floe, bloody spots are visible around ship (0:22). MLS of sealer clubbing whitecoat and pelting it with carcass of another seal on ice in foreground (0:26). Low altitude AERIAL SHOTS over harp seal nursery (0:26). CS of whitecoat pup on ice (0:09). CSs of researcher tagging whitecoats, CU of tag on flipper (0:38). CS of sealer clubbing whitecoat with wooden club and pelting it (2:08). MLSs of sealers walking back to ship (2:08). Various shots of sealers driving snowmobiles hauling sled full of pelts arriving near ship, unloading pelts spreading them on ice around ship, ice is covered with thousands of bloody pelts, shots of helicopter taking off and landing, shots of sealers panning sealskins, a crane hauls them onboard (4:47).


Excerpt from
Iles-de-la-Madeleine, Gulf of Saint Lawrence
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486