Stefansson: The Arctic Prophet

Stefansson: The Arctic Prophet

| 16 min

He was the last of the "dog sled" explorers and a legend long before his death. Suitable for the classroom, this film presents the life and polar expeditions of Vilhjalmur Stefansson. Travelling by dog team when sailing was impossible, he mapped vast stretches of Arctic territory. A film adventure to give new meaning to any study of Arctic geography.

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Stefansson: The Arctic Prophet, , provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • producer
    John Kemeny
  • script
    Evelyn Stefansson Nef
  • commentary
    Stanley Jackson
  • editing
    Kathleen Shannon
  • sound editing
    Marguerite Payette
  • re-recording
    Ron Alexander
    Roger Lamoureux