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    Unedited material - some of these shots are used in the film "Trawling."

    Reel 1. L/S of fishing boats in port - men walk along the quayside. Closer shot of some of the boats. Another view of the quayside. Pan down from masts of boats to quayside. Men on board fishing boat prepare to leave the port. Man leans out of the cabin of the boat (called Jacqueline) with a cigarette in his mouth. Boy on deck waves to camera then walks to the prow. Various shots of the fishermen pulling in ropes as the boat casts off. L/S of fishermen winding the ropes into piles. Shot of the prow of the ship as it leaves the port. C/Us of sail being hoisted. Interior of cabin - man at the helm steers the ship. C/Us of man leaning out of cabin window signalling to his colleagues. Boat leaves port. L/S of men working on deck, organising ropes and nets. M/S of man tying ropes together. Short shot of man walking on deck with cups of tea in his hand (possibly one of the film crew?!) Man at work with oil can. He oils a piece of machinery. Man in galley standing at cooker (?) Puts something in hot water? It is hard to see what he is doing. Top shot of men putting the nets over the side of the boat. Large board on a metal chain is lowered over the side of the boat. M/S of man in cabin from deck of ship. Closer shots of same men looking through window. C/Us of the ship's telegraph being operated. L/S of six men putting nets over side of the boat. C/U of the nets on top of the water. Longer view showing the floats. Shot down the side of the boat. Man in long waders walks along towards camera. Board being lifted back on to the boat. L/S of men at work at far end of boat. Shot of man in waterproof jacket undoing the bottom of a large suspended fishing net. Man in flat cap and neckerchief operates a large winch. C/Us of the winch mechanisms. C/U of hands operating the winch control. Shot of net being attached to the side of the boat.

    Two prints exist.

    Note: see other reels and also "Trawling"

    Well shot with clear crisp images - many quintessential fishing shots.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:10:00 / 01:57:22:00
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  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    group Documentaries (1976) Documentary warning Long documentary A detailed look
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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