STK-ID 9012

Sequence at Fort McMurray Air Base showing "Wop" May around his seaplane marked CF-AJF, posing with man and woman, watching seaplane being started, supplies on wharf. PANs of buildings in Fort Smith, including Hudson's Bay Company trading post. Shots of "Wop" May getting seaplane ready to leave Fort Smith. MS of "Wop" May posing at Fort Resolution. Shots of settlement at Fort Rae, Great Slave Lake. MS of Colonel Jim Cornwall posing with man in front of Northern Traders building. PAN of tents in camp. Shots of Cornwall shaking hands with "Wop" May, Cornwall leaving in motorboat, "Wop" May by his plane being repaired. [titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
Early Days of the BEAR
Great Slave Lake, Fort Smith, Fort Resolution, Fort McMurray
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w, 16mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486