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  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title reads - '200 ft. drop: One slip and no fish'.

    Dangerous fishing conditions in Sydney, Australia.

    L/S general view of a section of rugged coastline in Australia. M/S men with fishing tackle on their backs making the dangerous climb down the cliff face. M/S men in silhouette against a sea, gleaming in the sunlight, as they crawl through a tunnel in the rock. C/U a man's hands clinging onto a rocky ledge. C/U a man's feet rounding an overhanging projection of rock. C/U more silhouettes in the tunnel. A man walks past cameraman filming on cliff.

    Various shots men lowering themselves and their tackle with ropes down the cliff face. L/S men on the flat rocks from which they fish. C/U hands baiting a line. L/S a man throwing a line. Various shots fishermen on the edge of the rocks with breakers swirling below. C/U's two fishermen. C/U pan hands of one of them winding in his line. C/U a man extracts a hook from the mouth of a fish. L/S men wading in the sea.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:01:58:00
    UN 1872 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 1872 F
  • Appears in...

    Trade & Industry Science & Technology
    HAISCH HUNTER Sydney Selection, post-WW2 Cliff Edges Cliff Edges On the Edge
  • Stills

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

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