• Short Summary

    Seals are hunted down in the Arctic.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "THE SEAL HUNTERS - Captain Bob Bartlett, Peary's companion on North Pole dash, takes you through the perils of hunting hair seal in the Arctic wastes."

    M/S's of Captain Bartlett introducing the story. L/S's of sailing ships leaving a very icy looking Newfoundland coast. L/S's of the hunters turning the wheel on the deck of a ship. L/S's of the Arctic wastes. Several shots of the hunters preparing their equipment on the deck of the ship.

    Good L/S's of the ship ploughing through the ice so as to get as close as possible to the seals. L/S's of the hunters walking and sliding across the ice to the hunting grounds. L/S's of seal moving as fast as possible in an attempt to get away from the hunters. M/S and C/U of a white baby seal in the snow (it looks really cute !).

    Various shots of the hunters dragging dead seals along the ice. M/S of seal being skinned. The hunters celebrated their blood thirsty days work by dancing and having play fights in the snow.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:57:00 / 01:52:48:00
    PT 108

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