• Short Summary

    Trawler disaster in North Sea affects whole fishing industry, widows demand changes.

  • Description

    No title. 3 trawlers lost at sea off coast of Iceland - wives demand stricter safety measures, Hull, Yorkshire and London.

    Various shots fishing trawlers in dock. M/S trawler men working on board. M/S baskets of provisions on quayside. L/S as basket is carried aboard. Panning C/U barrels of fish. Various shots men cleaning and filleting fish.

    L/S Billingsgate Market, London. M/S men looking at fish in boxes. Panning C/U boxes of fish from Hull. M/S lorries being loaded. C/U large frozen halibut being put onto lorry. Various shots men serving housewives in fishmongers.

    L/S Mrs. Lillian Bilocca with the widows of other dead trawler men at meeting at Ministry of Agriculture. C/U Mrs. Bilocca. M/S ditto. C/U Mrs. Bilocca crying.

    Various shots flag on building at half mast at Hull. Pan to L/S of trawlers in dock. C/U trawler's name: "Arctic Avenger". Panning shot seaman going aboard. C/U ditto. M/S two more men going aboard. M/S trawler men standing on deck talking. C/U one of the men. Panning shot bridge of "Arctic Avenger". Panning shot interior of bridge. Panning shot radio equipment. C/U radio operators Kevin Travis and Roy Hunter. Angle shot funnel with smoke. L/S trawler moving towards camera with the men standing in the bows. Panning shot men standing in the bows. L/S ditto. L/S as the trawler goes out to sea. L/S as the trawler goes away with woman and child in foreground waving.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:53:00 / 01:06:38:00

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