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  • Short Summary

    Anthropological film about Eskimos - kayaking, wood carving, lighting a pipe etc.

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    Story about Eskimos and the way they live.

    L/S of an Eskimo sitting in a snowy landscape. Intertitle reads: "No Cinemas, no dances - always looking for something to do. Joyriding in a frail kayak." Eskimo walks away from the camera towards his boat. He climbs in and sets off. We see him kayaking in icy waters. "He whittles a lot of his time away." L/S of an Eskimo sitting on some rocks and whittling a piece of wood. C/U of the craftsman. C/U of the concentrated face of the Eskimo. He places the piece of wood in his mouth and operates a hand held whittling device.

    C/U of his hands as he works on a small figure - an Eskimo in a kayak. Another figure is shown - a bird. "There's a sort of Scotch touch about an Eskimo, too - " C/U of the Eskimo splitting a match in two before he lights his pipe. C/U of the man smoking a pipe.

    Nicely shot.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 602.

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    Film ID:
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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:03:00 / 01:02:41:00
    EP 140

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