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    Bridport, Dorset.

    L/S farm in valley. Various shots man and woman unloading yarn from back of van. They take the bundles of yarn into farmhouse garden. Various shots women sitting around table in garden making fishing nets and tennis nets by hand. The yarn they use unwinds from rotating hanger in middle of table. Most of women are quite elderly, although small girl is present. The man and the first woman collect bundles of completed yarn and load back into van.

    Various shots of fisherman and salesman standing on beach next to fishing vessel. They are examining net the woman have made. Salesman uses ruler to demonstrate how accurate size of holes in net are.

    Note: Picture Post article about net makers on file.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44083
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1335.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:33:00 / 01:28:13:00
    Canister:
    NP 515
    Sort Number:
    NP 515
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Dorset
  • Stills

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

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