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  • Short Summary

    Various strange creatures of the sea are presented to the camera.

  • Description

    "Plundered from the depths of the Pacific - a harvest for the Professors - " M/S of men in pith helmets unloading a catch on the deck of a boat. A girl comes along to help. "Queer fish and poor fish - " Man uses a hammer to separate what seems to be a piece of coral from a rock. C/U of a man holding a strangely shaped long thin fish. He then picks up a piece of coral or other sea plant.

    "A submarine porcupine." C/U of a spiny sea creature. "And the queerest of them all - an undersea dragon fly." C/U of a strange fish which appears to be walking along the bottom of the sea bed.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 560.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1000.16
    Media URN:
    18530
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1928
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:32:00 / 01:21:47:00
    Canister:
    EP 293

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