STK-ID 9024

Russian Arctic Flight: two shots of Russian expedition members in Arctic. PAN of snowy expanse to three giant Russian Arctic planes. Shots of men building an igloo, setting up expedition quarters. Shot of structure with sign labelling station as a drifting expedition towards the North. LA of flag with Stalin's likeness on it. Personnel wave as plane takes off. Ground to air of aircraft directly overhead. Shots of ice, polar bear walking on floe, ship cutting through ice. Sequence on fierce blizzard, men tying down aircraft, snow drifting over station. Crew are shown after storm clearing snow off aircraft. Huge plane taxis past the camera. LOW AERIAL SHOT over several Arctic planes on snow. Interior view of pilot and co-pilot. Air to air of other planes in flight.


Excerpt from
Early Aviation News
Canadian Arctic
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486