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  • Description

    Full title reads: "WHITBY PRAYS FOR FISHERMEN".

    Whitby, Yorkshire.

    Several shots of fishing fleet in harbour of Whitby. Closer shot of fishing boats. Close up shot of a man sitting on edge of boat smoking pipe. Bishop of Whitby and several other priests arriving to bless Britain's fishing fleet. Long shot of fishing boats in harbour. Fishermen on boat looking towards quayside where blessing is taking place. Close up shot of boy looking from wheel house window. Long shot of Bishop of Whitby blessing fleet. General view of Whitby town. Fishermen in boat looking on in foreground. Close up shot of man looking on. Bishop of Whitby blessing fleet. Close up shot of stone cross. Pan along boats in harbour, town in background. Swing bridge opening. Close up shot of fishing boat pulling away from quay. Crowd looking on. Close up shot of boat turning towards swing bridge. Close up shot of two men in boat as it swings towards bridge. General view of fleet in harbour. Town of Whitby in background.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46842
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1436.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:14:00 / 01:48:15:00
    Canister:
    48/73
    Sort Number:
    48/073
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Setting out to fish
  • Stills

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

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