• Short Summary

    Two men go fishing on the Welsh River Dee in a coracle boat.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Coracle Fishing. Angling from a "different" Angle."

    Wales.

    Various shots of the River Dee. A man carries a coracle fishing boat on his head through the woods to the river. These small boats made of cowhide over a wicker frame were used by the ancient Britons 2,000 years ago. He puts the boat on the river, gets in and pushes off. He paddles along and picks up another man with a fishing rod further along the bank.

    Shots of the men fishing for trout from the boat. A fish is brought in with a net. M/S of several fish with a rod and basket on the river bank. The two men move rapidly down the river in the coracle.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1630.01
    Media URN:
    51916
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:32:00 / 01:02:11:00
    Canister:
    PSP 843

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