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    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

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:40:00 / 01:23:50:00
    UN 1784 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1784 A
  • Appears in...

    Science & Technology
    bird Scotland - Trawling Egg Collectors
  • Stills

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

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