• Short Summary

    Herring harvest season at Great Yarmouth.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "HERRING MOON WARMS YARMOUTH".

    Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

    Close up shot of the two herrings. Various long shots of fishing boats arriving to harbour of Yarmouth with seagulls following them. General view of dockside with trawlers pulling alongside. Angle shot of trawler's funnel. High angle shot of the men working on trawler's deck. Close up shot of the life belt with sign 'Fragrance' - name of the trawler.

    Top shot, looking down hold of trawler. Men filling basket with fish. Basket ascends. Men on deck swinging basket ashore. Two men catching basket on shore. Close up shot of basket of fish. Two men pick it up and carry it away. Close up shot of the fish being poured into large basket. Long shot of the men tipping fish into large basket. Trawlers in background. Close up shot of fish falling into box. Long shot of line of women gutting fish. Close up shot of woman's hands gutting fish. Close up shot of woman gutting fish. Long shot of the women barrelling herrings. Close up shot of woman's hands barrelling herrings. Man rolling barrel away. herrings on rack in smoke room. Girl takes two racks. Close up shot of women sticking herrings on rack. Woman sticking herrings on rack. One woman takes rack away. Women holding up rack of kippers in smoke room, handing them up to a man who puts them on racks. Close up shot of kippers. Close up shot of hand boxing kippers tilt up to long shot of women boxing kippers at long table. Close up shot of woman's face smiling as she works. Close up shot of hammer knocking nails into box of kippers. Several shots of the men loading kippers and herrings on lorries. A wagon filled with boxes of fish moving past camera. Porter closing door on fish wagon. Several shots of train loaded with fish leaving station.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:04:00 / 01:23:09:00

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