• Short Summary

    Fishermen in Newfoundland catch fish as they are washed up on the beach.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Newfoundland. Fish By The Million".

    Middle Cove, Newfoundland.

    GV of beach fisherman in the background fishing from the shore, CU waves washing up onto beach amongst which are hundreds of Smelt or Caplin fish flapping about on the beach as the tide recedes. SV of fisherman who is fishing by means of a net he throws net into water and he hauls it back towards him, CU of net in water being pulled out it is now full of fish. SV of fisherman bending down and he picks up heavily laden with fish camera pans to show a barrel further back on the beach and he carries the heavy net towards the barrel. CU of fish flapping about on waters edge. CU of fisherman rear view he casts his net into the water again and begins to haul it back towards him, CU fish flapping about on waters edge. SV a fisherman lifting the net now fully laden with fish walks up beach and out of camera. CU of fish being emptied from net into barrel, CU barrel laden with fish flapping about inside. CU fish flapping about on waters edge, SV two fishermen carrying away barrel stretcher style across beach.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:31:00 / 01:02:27:00

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