• Short Summary

    US Government seize giant whaler, whose crew were proved by cine camera to have broken whaling laws.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: 'Bootleg' Whaling

    US Government Seize Giant Whaler 'Frango' Whose Crew Broke Whaling Laws by Killing Undersized Whales.

    USA: New York:
    General view Whaler 'Frango' at pier / name 'Frango' on bows / whale insignia on funnel / coast guard cutter approaching / Assistant District Attorney Carey & officer on bridge / cutter at Frango's side / Carey & assistant along deck / Carey & officer of 'Frango'.

    Paramount Studio:
    Semi view Carey & camera look into moviola / general view killer ships at sea / Carey & cameraman / shot of whales up slipway of whaler

    AUSTRALIA: Shark Bay:
    Whale / killer-ship heads for wales / harpoon gun ready / whale blows / harpoon gun fires at whale / harpoon into whale / Lieutenant Midtling with camera / hauling whale to side / harpoon in whale

    United States of America; Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; Animals - Wild; Media; Crime, Justice and Law Enforcement
    Background: US Government seize giant whaler, whose crew were proved by cine camera to have broken whaling laws.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF05WUQBSVECDJ9FNYF0FSOKMM
    Media URN:
    VLVAF05WUQBSVECDJ9FNYF0FSOKMM
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/12/1938
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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