STK-ID 8370

Several CSs of hands reaching under a large beach rock at low tide and pulling out an octopus. CSs of the person who caught the octopus killing it by hand. Final shot of tentacles of the octopus being beaten on a rock (61 ft). CSs of an octopus barely covered by shallow water among beach rocks at low tide. Followed by CSs of hands pulling octopus out of water and killing it by beating it on rocks (19 ft). Various shots of a man and a woman cutting octopus meat, the woman is removing meat from the tentacles of an octopus, which hangs from a large hook, hanging from the ceiling. The man is cutting up pieces of meat in a pail located on the floor near where the woman is sitting, two children are also present. CSs of colourful starfish in a tidal pool.


Excerpt from
Diary for a Place in Time
Haida Gwaii
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080