GREAT JAKOBSHAVN ICEBERG BANK, the

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Subjects:

  • Environment, the
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Ethnographic
  • Women film makers

People/organisations:

  • HUTCHISON, Isobel Wylie

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: GREAT JAKOBSHAVN ICEBERG BANK, the

Reference number: 3010

Date: 1935

Director: [filmed by Isobel Hutchison]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.00 mins

Description: Inuit in their kayaks hunting for seals and collecting ice for drinking water.

Shotlist: gvs ice landscape (2.00) woman and boy and local people (Inuit) collecting ice for drinking water (2.51) shots of harbour filled with ice floes (3.48) shots of an Inuk man taking his kayak to the ice floe to go "sealing" (4.59) shot of hunter with dead seal (brief) and shot of children and dogs watching seal being cut up [out of camera] and then taken to house (6.18) [col] racks outside house with strips of shark meat drying for dog feed (6.44) gvs landscape (7.07) hunter in kayak setting off to look for another seal (7.20)