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    Eskimo honoured in colorful arctic ceremony! Good quality.

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    Pond Inlet, Canada

    LS. Eskimo walking to base of flag staff for presentation of medal. MS. Pan Eskimos to R.C.M.P. officer and Idlout. LS. Group surrounding R.C.M.P. and Idlout. Bylot Island in background. MS . R.C.M.P. constable reading citation to Idlout. CU. Idlout listening. CU. Pan, Idlout's parents listening- father Akoomalik, mother Angnowya. MCU. Idlout and R.C.M.P. MS. R.C.M.P. constable pinning Coronation medal on Idlout and shaking hands. MS. R.C.M.P. constable and Idlout look at citation. CU. Hands hold citation. MS. Post Manager, Peter Murdock congratulates Idlout. MS. Idlout receives congratulations from Post clerk, Anglican Missionary and Eskimo friends and relatives. CU. Idlout smilingly receiving greetings. MCS. Idlout talking with Anglican minister. CU. Idlout sips tea. Pan. CU. Idlout's father and mother enjoying tea. MCS. R.C.M.P. plays mouth organ while Idlout and Post Manager sing "Alouette". MCS. Pan, Anglican missionary and Roman Catholic missionary Post Manager and Idlout singing hymn. MLS. Idlout and children arrive home to greet wife waiting in front of Eskimo summer tent. MS. Idlout and wife Kidla. Idlout peeks into pouch to see week old baby. CU. New baby in pouch on mother's back. CU. Idlout smiling. CU. Idlout's wife smiling up at him. MCU. Kidla looks at medal on Idlout's chest. CU. Medal - wife holding it out from garment, pan up to Idlout smiling. ECU. Wife's face. (F.G.)

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    Film ID:
    2624.11
    Media URN:
    78254
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:35:00 / 01:31:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 2642 C

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