Star Item
This video has no sound
  • Description

    Looe, Cornwall.

    VS Showing the complete sequence of shots of boat leaving port, arriving at fishing grounds, baiting line etc. The couple on the boat catch firstly sea fish and then 70 lb shark. They return to harbour and weigh the fish on the quay. VS from bow of ship showing school of porpoises preceding boat. VS good of woman playing shark on rod. The shark is gaffed and hauled on board and clubbed. GV pan over Looe harbour.

    Original Colour neg

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    89436
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3188.01
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:09:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:09:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 4271 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 4271 A
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Falmouth 1966 Cornwall Wheelhouse Shark
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. harrygooby says

    The Harbour they leave and return to is Falmouth not Looe. They leave from and return to Prince of wales pier. In the opening shot you can see the jetty of the green bank hotel with white writing. The same writing is there today.

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment