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  • Short Summary

    Whole community gets involved brining in fishing nets full of carp.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Czechoslovakia".

    Carp for Christmas dinner in Czechoslovakia (aka Czech Republic).

    Various shots of men wading through mud of river bank. As a team, they pull a large fishing net out of the river / lake. C/U of lots of fish wriggling about in net as it is brought to the surface. Once the net is near surface of shallow water, men use smaller nets to transfer the fish into large metal vats. The fish are then put into sacks and weighed. Women in traditional headscarves carry the sacks of fish to a waiting cart. C/U of man holding an enormous carp. The operation to catch the fish appears to involve the whole community.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    899.22
    Media URN:
    13245
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1936
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:50:00 / 01:45:54:00
    Canister:
    36/103

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