• Short Summary

    A little film about Barbados fishermen at work.

  • Description

    Barbados, West Indies.

    Long scenic shot of a great beach with lots of little boats lying around. M/S of a palm tree on a great sand beach. M/S of the sand beach with some tropical plants around. L/S of a small sailing dinghy at sea. L/S of the two boats at sea. It is windy and not at all sunny. In waters of the great island of Barbados, government vessel "Investigator" accompanies the Barbados fishing fleet to test out new methods of fishing.

    M/S of a man with a straw hat (shot from the back) pooling a fishing rope out of water. He pulls out a fish. C/U shot of the fish jumping and wiggling around. M/S of the man pulling another fish out. Long panning shot of the Barbados fishing fleet - lots of little boats scattered across the sea. M/S of one of the boats. Cut to a M/S of the fishermen baiting their hooks. One man throws his bait overboard. Another man pulls a fish out of the water and onboard. High angle C/U shot of the fish jumping and wiggling. Cut to a M/S of the fishermen at work.

    High angle L/S of the crowd gathered on the beach. M/S of a man walking out of the water with a very large fish in his hand. "...like all the world over, a big catch is something to be proud of" - concludes voiceover.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    59.23
    Media URN:
    1267
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:29:00 / 01:58:55:00
    Canister:
    CP 121

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