WALRUS HUNT

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Subjects:

  • Animals
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Ethnographic
  • Women film makers

People/organisations:

  • GILBERTSON, Jenny Isabel (nee Brown)

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Title: WALRUS HUNT

Reference number: 6911

Director: filmed & p. Jenny Gilbertson

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.53 mins

Description: Overview of Inuit hunters killing a walrus and dragging it onboard their boat.


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Credits: acknowledgements
Inuit Tapirisat of Canada
Indian Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Canadian Museum of Civilization
with thanks to
The Nakoolak Family Coral Harbour, N.W.T.

Shotlist: Gvs large group of walrus on shore (0.15) Title (0.21) walrus (0.42) walrus enter water at Coat's island in Hudson bay in Canada (0.58) tracking shot from boat setting off on hunt (1.31) anchor lifted, tracking shot from boat of water (2.31) Inuit Captain Tommy Nakoolak with binoculars (2.35) large group of walrus in water (3.02) tracking shot from boat near shore (3.07) walrus enter water (3.44) walrus on rock, gvs walrus in water, walrus mating (4.35) brief view boat (4.45) walrus on shore (5.19) hunters (Tommy's family) beside walrus on rocky shore (5.52) exhausted old walrus, gvs others (6.23) hunters on shore (6.35) walrus shot in distance, blood in water at edge of shore (6.51) c/u dead walrus in water, large tusks (7.00) hunters approach corpse in small dinghy (7.20) man sharpening knife before cutting slots in walrus corpse for nylon towrope to go through (7.42) man manouevering rope on boat (7.49) walrus being prepared for towing, hunters watch from on board boat (8.56) walrus winched onto side of boat, mostly still in water (9.05) walrus head being cut off, before bits are dragged onboard (9.54) hunter operating winch as rest of walrus is dragged onboard (10.25) c/u internal organs (10.48) elderly walrus on beach, hunter hits it with rubber tubing (11.20) young walrus calf being shepherded into water by Peter (11.37) view of shore from boat at departure, gvs walrus in water (12.36) ecs (12.53)