STK-ID 8710

FOLLOW SHOT of motor schooner Medico sailing down river. BOATING SHOT along high river bank showing roots dangling down. PAN of Shingle Point settlement from boat approaching. HAMSs of Inuit boys standing on beach, of women teachers of school. HA PAN of Shingle Point. Sequence on Inuit children playing. Shots of large amount of driftwood near wreck of ancien whaler "Penelope". LS of settlement on Herschel Island on shore of Arctic Ocean. HA PAN over settlement to TILT DOWN along waterfront. PAN of waterfront showing Inuit schooners. MLS of Hudson's Bay Company ship "Bay Chimo", HAS of bow of ship from bridge. Shot of children playing at slapping dogs with sticks on shore. MSs of Inuit aboard their schooners. Sequence on wedding of white trapper and Inuit woman showing couple coming out of rough church, guests throwing rice and congratulating newlywed couple. MS of two men on beach pulling in fishnet. HACU of few fish on pebbles. Shots of men feeding dogs with fish. CU of dog eating fish. [Titles and animated maps interspersed]


Excerpt from
Down the Mackenzie to the Arctic Ocean
Mackenzie River
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486