STK-ID 8978

Whale: LS and MLS of hangar on waterfront, men at work cutting whale blubber. Shots of men skinning and butchering carcass of whale on pier, blubber being cut off and removed. LS of whaler sailing on calm water. MS of carcass of whaled hitched to whaler. Various shots of men cutting up carcass of whale showing men extracting teeth, man sharpening his cutter, climbing up whale, cutting blubber off, man chopping tail off, cutting into side of whale. MLS of whale being turned over, man operating cable lever in immediate foreground, men starting to work on underside of carcass.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 9
British Columbia
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486