• Short Summary

    Cockney millionaire Mr Dawson attempts to reduce fish prices by importing Icelandic fish.

  • Description

    Billingsgate, London and Grimsby, Humberside.

    SV fish porters at work in Billingsgate Market. SV fish porter at work. GV Grimsby fish trawlers in harbour. SV Icelandic trawler 'Ingolfur Arnason' arriving. SCU. pan and SBV Icelandic trawler 'Ingolfur Arnason' arriving. Group of trawler men watching. SV trawler alongside tied up. SCU trawler men on bow. SCU George Dawson climbing aboard trawler. SV trawler being unloaded at night. CU George Dawson speaking (natural sound): 'Here is the ship being unloaded... ...it was alleged by opposition that it wouldn't arrive...'. SV men unloading fish from trawler. (Dawson voice dubbed over). SV. More unloading. (Dawson voice dubbed over). SCU. Unloading fish. (Dubbing finishes). GV interior: fish laid ready to be auctioned. SCU fish being examined. LV fish being auctioned. STV men watching. LV auctioneer starts to auction fish (natural sound) pan to labels being placed on fish, men cheer. CU label on fish: J. R. Baxter. GV Icelandic trawler in harbour. SCU George Dawson entering car. Angle shot, two taking picture from trawler. SV Dawson's car leaving dockside. GV fish porters working in Billingsgate Market. SV pan porter pulling large fish on barrow. TV & SV slow turn: porter pulling large fish on barrow. TV & SV slow turn: porters hurrying around Market.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Uncut Lav.O.) (Title scene H.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    122.12
    Media URN:
    28897
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:46:00 / 01:17:57:00
    Canister:
    53/80

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