• Short Summary

    Working day of lobster fisherman, Mr Jack Comben.

  • Description

    LOBSTER FISHING

    Isle of Portland, off Dorset.

    Various shots of lobster fisherman, Jack Comben, baiting the lobster pots with Portland stone. Several shots of Mr Comben slinging boat out to sea by derrick. Mr Comben walks to the end of the derrick and slides down a rope into the boat. Fisherman rows out to pick up his pots, He picks them up and takes lobsters from them. He puts lobsters into basket. Close up, top shot of lobsters in basket. Several shots of the sea and cliffs. Mr Jack Comben takes lobsters back to land.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1269.02
    Media URN:
    34292
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:28:00 / 01:03:56:00
    Canister:
    NP 261

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