• Short Summary

    A look at fishing in the river Danube where the Sturgeon are caught for caviar.

  • Description

    River Danube, Rumania.

    M/S from the front of a boat as it sails through the river Danube which is covered with lily pads. M/S of the lilies. Various shots of the reeds as the boat sails through it. M/S of the man in the boat, he pulls up a fishing net from the water and shakes the catch into the boat. M/S of the fish, M/S as the man puts the net back underwater. M/S of a herd of goats driven up a dusty track, the river is in the background, L/S of the river and track in front of it. M/S of a man sat sharpening a fishing hook, lots more hooks are hung up around him, another man walks up and takes some. Various shots as he sharpens the hook and puts it with some others. M/S of some men rowing in a fishing boat. M/S of a man steering a motor boat, L/S two shots of a fleet of small fishing boats being towed. M/S as the boats full of people unhook themselves from the motor boat and sail off, various shots of the boat on the river coming into dock.

    M/S of men hauling a Sturgeon onto the dock, C/U of the Sturgeon's head. M/S as they slit it down the middle to get to the caviar, M/S as another one is hauled up. M/S of a man stood at a table using a spatula to put the caviar in a little box. C/U of the spatula patting the caviar down, he puts it on the table. M/S as he puts the lid on the box and places it with some others. M/S of a man carrying a pile of boxes over to an aeroplane at Bucharest airport, the pilot is with him. M/S as they climb the steps to the aeroplane. L/S of the aeroplane, several people are stood around watching.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:34:00 / 01:41:46:00
    CP 374

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