Library and Archives Canada: 16mm, VHS.
"An animated film depicting an Inuit legend about a hunter who is too sleepy to hunt. The puppets tell the story which is narrated to background music."
Online database National Film Board of Canada.
"An Inuit legend about a hunter who is too sleepy to hunt, told with puppets. Despite all efforts to change him he remains sleepy until the day when, following a great adventure, he attains success as a hunter. But then he foolishly tells the secret of his success to his nagging wife."
"2nd Golden Reel Festival, 'Recognition of Merit,' Certificate Winners," Film News 15, no. unknown (1955).
"Kumak the Sleepy Hunter - Dunclaren Productions, (Canada), distributed by Brandon Films Inc., N.Y.C."
National Film Board of Canada, Films by Other Producers Distributed in Canada by the National Film Board of Canada/Films de divers producteurs distribués au Canada par l’Office national du film du Canada (Montreal: National Film Board of Canada, c.1968), 6.
"An Eskimo legend told with puppets. Concerns the story of a hunter too sleepy to hunt. Despite all efforts to change him he remains sleepy."