Arctic jungle

Canada, 1949

Film
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Episode of Series “Canada carries on”.
The life of the Eskimo is a constant struggle for existence against the harshness of the Arctic environment. The film shows spear fishing, making lamp fuel, manufacturing clothing and kayaks, and hunting powerful quarry like the polar bear and white whale.

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

producer

Sydney Newman

Duration

00:11:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1949

Appears in

Canada carries on

Group of items

Canada carries on

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

000513

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Polar bear

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Eskimos

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Eskimos - Hunting

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Eskimos - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Inuit - Canada

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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