We Call Them Killers

We Call Them Killers

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A rare opportunity to observe two killer whales, Haida and Chimo, kept at the time of filming at the Victoria Sealand of the Pacific Aquarium. Far from any show of ferocity, the huge mammals display a sense of fun and rapport with their trainers, especially during their performances for the public. Dr. Paul Spong, noted cetologist, describes his attempts at inter-species communication. Musician Paul Horn captivates Haida with the sounds of his flute.

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We Call Them Killers, Tom Shandel, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • featuring
    Paul Spong
    Paul Horn
    Mark Perry
  • director
    Tom Shandel
  • photography
    Doug McKay
    Bill Schmalz
  • photography assistance
    Chris Berry
    John Holbrook
  • underwater camera
    Chester Beachell
  • underwater sound
    Chester Beachell
  • sound
    Barry P. Jones
    Joseph Champagne
    Bill Armstrong
  • re-recording
    Barry P. Jones
  • production manager
    Lynn Watney
  • grip
    Patrick Hollywell
  • editing
    Werner Aellen
  • producer
    Peter Jones

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