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    A British International Pictures Ltd. production. Distributed by Wardour Films Ltd.

    Title reads: "Secrets of Nature" "The Two Pounder".

    Landscape with river and cows. Trout eggs in C/U. Movement inside is seen. Development of the fish is shown. The eye of the trout is seen. Speeded up movement. The heart beats. Arteries and veins of future trout. Egg hatching. The fish grows. C/U of head of fish, fins, tail etc. Young fish seen from below. Spry. The fish swim. Older fish are shown. Mayfly on surface of river. Trout feeding on mayfly.

    Fisherman lights his pipe as he watches the water. He looks through binoculars to see if the fish are biting. Shot through frame of binoculars. Fisherman stalks along the riverbank then casts his fly. C/U of fish in the water. Shot of fisherman from underneath the water. "Greed gets the better of prudence" and the fish goes for the fly. Fisherman reels in the trout. He places his net in the water and brings out the fish. He extracts the fly and then hangs it up to weigh it - a good two pounder. Fish underwater.

    British Instructional Films.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    70796
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1643.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:07:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:35:00 / 01:38:18:00
    Canister:
    DOCS
    Sort Number:
    DOCS
  • Appears in...

    Collections
    Documentaries
    Categories
    Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Hans Secrets Of Nature
    Programmes
    Secrets of Nature
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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