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    Full title reads: "Bringing up Father - and sons, too!"

    Commercial trout and eel farm. Location of events is unknown.

    High angled panning shot over rows of tanks in warehouse. M/S of man using sift to pick up fish eggs from tanks. He uses tweezers to pick out dead, white eggs (narrator calls them "tiny trout corpses"). M/S of man opening incubators. He dips in a glass pipe to transport baby fish from incubator water. Extreme C/U of tiny baby fish hatching from eggs. Various C/Us of larger baby fish in a tank. C/U of fish eggs in test tube - water kept in motion to prevent eggs from sticking.

    Various C/Us of tank full of wriggly baby eels. M/S of outdoor tank full of adult trout, a man is throwing them food from a bowl.

    Narrator asks: "Yes, Mrs. Parbottle?". A cockney women's voice asks: "If they can do that with fish then what about the chips?". Narrator replies sarcastically: "What about the chips?"

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:34:00 / 01:12:50:00
    PT 368
    Sort Number:
    PT 368
  • Appears in...

    Eugenics: Selective Breeding of Animals Test Tubes
  • Stills

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

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