KODIAK ISLAND

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Subjects:

  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Landscapes and seascapes

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Ethnographic
  • Nature
  • Women film makers

People/organisations:

  • HUTCHISON, Isobel Wylie

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: KODIAK ISLAND

Reference number: 3009

Date: 1935*

Director: [filmed by Isobel Hutchison]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10.00 mins

Description: The wild flowers and landscape of the Aleutian Islands taken from the vessel SS "Starr" on its voyage from Kodiak Island, Alaska. The lighthouse keeper's wife lands at Scotch Cap on Unimak Island.

Shotlist: visuals landscape - flowers, water lilies, cairn on hilltop, aerial shot small hamlet (4.12) schoolchildren playing and picking flowers (5.08) the voyage of the SS Starr gvs same, visuals landscape taken from SS Starr No. 3 (6.37) shot of pier with name P.E. Harris & Co. (6.38) the lighthouse keeper's wife lands at Scotch Cap on Unimak Island, the first of the Aleutian chain shot of men on boat and lighthouse keeper's wife going into rowing boat (named "New York") to be taken to land (7.55) flowers at Unalaska c/u same (9.28)