Skin Divers Get Harvest 1961

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    Full title reads: "Vancouver. Skin Divers Get Harvest".

    Vancouver, Canada.

    SV the Vancouver Aquarium boat 'Aquarius' under way. SV Ditto.

    CU man on boat. SV looking over the side of the boat CU nets being pulled in. SV Ditto. CU net being pulled aboard. CU nets being emptied into container. CU the contents of the net in the container, on the top is a five armed Pink starfish.

    SV frogman diving into water, he hits the water. SV another frogman diving.

    SV men in the boat sorting out the contents of the container. CU hand holding what is believed to be a squib this is placed in a bucket.

    SV the frogman in the water with a small Octopus. CU the frogman with the Octopus. SV the Octopus being put into a net and being brought aboard.

    CU the curator of the Aquarium. SV. the curator and the frogman looking at the Octopus. CU ditto.

    GV the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park. SV interior man and woman looking into tank which contains sharks. CU sharks in the tank. CU two giant lingcod in the tank. CU sign 'New Pacific Octopus'. SV the Octopus being placed in the tank in a net. SV the nets submerged in the water the Octopus squirms its way out of it and drops to the floor of the tank with a crab just getting out of its way.

    (F.G.)

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    Cataloguer:
    Mark
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    54038
    Sort Number:
    61/096
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:02:00 / 01:47:34:00
    Canister:
    61/96
    Film ID:
    1742.13
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1961
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