Live Fish By Air 1964

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    Hong Kong.

    CU. Grass carp swimming about under water. Various shots of grass carp being caught in large square net held by several Asian men men. Various shots of the small carp being put into plastic box containers for their journey to Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. CU. Small cat around one of the containers. CU. The fish in a container. Various shots of the container being given a whiff of oxygen and then sealed. CU. Cat. MS. The containers being placed on back of a lorry. GV. Comet 4 aircraft on tarmac at Hong Kong Airport. Various shots of the containers being loaded onto aircraft. LS. Comet 4 taking off from Hong Kong airport and is carrying the cargo of life fish to a reservoir in Barrow-in-Furness where the local power station is having its water intake grid blocked by seaweed. These fish will be put into the reservoir and eat the seaweed to prevent future blockage. Good close up shot of the cat with her mouth open.


    Date found in the old record - 17/12/1964.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:13:05:00 / 01:15:02:00
    UN 3971 F
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    UN 3971 F
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