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    Title reads: "Fabulous Fishing".

    Alligator River, Australia.

    Point of view shot from trawler heading up Alligator River. C/U skipper George Haritos. G/V small net laying boats moving up stream. C/U back of man carrying a rifle. L/S of the small boats coming towards camera. C/U skipper. G/V boats hauling in their catch, a man throws fish into boat. C/U fish in the bottom of the boat. The fish are Barramundi.

    C/U net being hauled with a small crocodile entangled in it. C/U men trying to untangle crocodile. C/U noose being slipped over crocodile's jaw. Various C/U crocodile being lifted into the boat and placed with the fish. L/S trawler heading towards Darwin. C/U man lifting massive fish from small boat and throwing it onto the trawler. Panning C/U fish on the trawler.

    According to narrator fishermen are "Mellville Islanders".

    NB: Haritos also spelt Harritos.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51158
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1591.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:24:00 / 01:16:05:00
    Canister:
    59/67
    Sort Number:
    59/067
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Ray Mears - Australia
  • Stills

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

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