JENNY'S DOG TEAM JOURNEY

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Subjects:

  • Environment, the
  • Tourism and travel
  • Animals

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Ethnographic
  • Women film makers

People/organisations:

  • GILBERTSON, Jenny Isabel (nee Brown)

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: JENNY'S DOG TEAM JOURNEY

Reference number: 2510

Date: 1975+

Director: d. Jenny Gilbertson

Production company: Gilbertson / Smith Film Production

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 25.00 mins

Description: A dog team journey made from Igloolik to Repulse Bay, 300 miles by sea ice and over the hills of the Melville Peninsula, with four adults and a three month old baby.

The journey took two weeks, sleeping in an igloo every night. BBC purchased British rights and the film was shown on March 2nd, 1978. A re-edited version was made in 1982 - the Archive holds a viewing copy of this version also.

See biographical notes on film maker.

Credits: sc. Jenny Gilbertson and Dave Smith
ph. Jenny Gilbertson
nar. Jenny Gilbertson and Ronn Grimster
m. Ron Harrison
ed. Dave Smith
copyright Jenny Gilbertson 1977

Shotlist: Jenny to camera in Coral Harbour on the planning of the trip by air to Igloolik, and thence by dog team to Repulse Bay (2.04) gvs preparations for and during dog team journey by sea ice and over the hills of the Melville peninsula, with 4 adults and a 3-month old baby. Journey took two weeks, sleeping in igloos every night, covering 300 miles. ecs (25.00)