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    Shots of herring fishing and processing in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Herring harvest in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

    C/U box of kippers being handed down and put on stack. C/U women gutting herrings. C/U kippers being stacked in lorry. C/U kippers hanging in curing room. C/U woman with stick full of kippers. M/S boxes of bloaters being stacked. M/S men sorting out nets on board trawler. C/U rod of kippers. C/U herrings in baskets. C/U herrings coming down chute. C/U hands gutting fish. M/S women gutting fish. C/U box of kippers. C/U basket of herrings. C/U basket of herrings being carried away, lifted up and tipped into box. C/U baskets of herrings, more herrings are being poured into them. C/U woman's hands sticking labels onto kippers in cellophane packets. General view of fish smoking room. C/U smoked bloaters being put in boxes. M/S woman putting bloaters on revolving table to cut off tails. C/U woman putting bloaters on revolving table to cut off tails, the bloaters fall down chute into basket. M/S trawler's hold with baskets of fish being unloaded onto jetty. C/U boxes of bloaters. M/S lorry driving away with boxes of bloaters on it.

    General view of trawlers tied up alongside jetty. C/U fisherman checking over nets and cork floats. C/U fisherman checking cork floats. General view women gutting fish. C/U hands gutting fish. General view ship under way with trawlers leaving. C/U rows of kippers hanging up. M/S fish being hauled onto lorry. M/S trawler leaving. C/U herrings lying on boxes. C/U empty baskets, herrings being poured into them. General views activity on quayside. C/Us crew of trawler, one of the crew waves. C/U trawler's name; "Fragrance". General view activity on quayside.

    C/U rod of kippers ready for smoking. C/U kippers being wrapped and stamped. M/S train. C/U box of kippers, pan to kippers being wrapped at table. C/U trawler's funnel. C/U maker's stamp being put on kippers, pan up to woman doing it. General views of smoking room. C/U hands wrapping kippers and label being stuck on. C/U kipper being wrapped, pan up to woman wrapping. General view quayside. M/S barrels of salted herrings. C/U herrings lying on floor. C/U cork floats. M/S crans of fish being unloaded from trawler. M/S coal lorry, pan to coal men carrying coal aboard trawler and filling up ship. General view trawlers moving up and down on river. M/S kippers being stacked in boxes. M/S trawler under way. General view trawlers coming into harbour.

    M/S four men walking in street, looking at seaman's boots in shop. C/U rubber boots. M/S men walk into shop. M/S men walking along quayside. C/U men waving to friends on trawlers. Night shots of trawlers at sea. C/U some of the crew. C/U trawler "Fragrance's" wheelhouse with winch being operated. M/S crans of fish being unloaded pan to man peeling potatoes. C/U crans of fish landing on jetty and being carried away. C/U cran of fish landing on jetty, being carried away and tipped into trough. C/U ship's hold, cran of fish going into jetty. M/S trawler at sea. L/S ditto. C/U skipper at wheelhouse. Various shots harbour with ship entering, buildings are on either side of river. M/S trawler coming alongside other trawlers. M/S trawler "Fragrance" going through Loch Gate. M/S "Fragrance" nosing into position with other trawlers. M/S tying up with other trawlers. M/S two men scrubbing down "Fragrance's" deck. M/S trawlers unloading their fish. General view men scrubbing down decks. C/U man lowering away on rope, then hauling taut on rope. M/S crans being filled with fish in ship's hold. General view at night trawlers leaving for fishing grounds Various night shots on board trawler.

    This item is cuts from newsreel item in Gazette issue 48/85. Date given on old record is 21/10/1948.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:18:00 / 01:29:32:00
    UN 2013 A

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