• Short Summary

    Islandic fishermen inspect boats made of plastic and fibreglass - lighter and stronger then wood.

  • Description

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Plastic and fibreglass boats presented to potential customers - Iceland's fishermen. GV. Icelandic people looking over the craft moored alongside the jetty. GV. Man peering into the hull. Camera tilts up to show the visitors looking at the craft. One man bends down and taps the hull in a professional fashion. CV. Same man inspecting boat. GV. Two men inside the mould for a 75 ft. boat polishing the side. SV. One of the men polishing. TV. Icelandic people gathered around a man who is explaining the large mould. Camera pans to the mould. GV. People peering into a lifeboat. SV. Two of the visitors. GV. & CV. Man applying the mixture inside a mould for a small boat with a roller device. GV. People standing around beside a mould cut in two, with a man explaining. GV. The finished boat on the water cruising along. SV. Two men watching. GV. The boat coming to a stop.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene B.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    597.36
    Media URN:
    32115
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:27:00 / 01:50:18:00
    Canister:
    56/73

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