• Short Summary

    UFA documentary about German naturalists visiting the Lofoten Islands, Norway.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    "Sommertage Auf Den Lofoten" - a German UFA documentary about bird life in the Lofoten Islands, Norway.

    German commentary and titles.

    Various shots of German naturalists approaching islands in a fishing vessel. The naturalists come ashore and set up camp. A woman naturalists collects some water. They start a camp fire and cooks some food. A bird poo lands on the woman's head, she looks up and sees a flock of seagulls.

    Good C/Us seagulls. Various shots woman naturalist climbing cliff face, she takes an egg from a gull's nest, measures it and replaces it. Good shots puffins. The woman finds a puffin nest and examines the eggs. She lays down a trap and catches a puffin. She examines it and weighs it on scales.

    More shots naturalists and base camp, counting out food rations. Various shots party of male naturalists climbing cliffs. Various shots showing one of the naturalists abseiling down cliffs to collect eggs from hard to reach nest. Various shots woman naturalist looking a fluffy puffin chic.

    Various shots naturalists packing up food and equipment. L/S of the party leaving the island at sunset.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2413.02
    Media URN:
    66849
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:40:00 / 01:23:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 1784 A

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