• Short Summary

    Good footage of a shark being captured and placed in an aquarium, Sydney, Australia.

  • Description

    Sydney, Australia.

    Full titles read: "MAN-HANDLING THE MAN-EATERS ! - Meet the daredevils of Australia - the fellows whose hobby is shark collecting - alive !"

    L/S's of two men in a small rowing boat tackling a large shark off the coast of Sydney. One of the fishermen manages to tie the fish up by its tail and fasten it to the boat. L/S of the men attempting to get the shark into an enclosure. Very good L/S's and M/S of the shark swimming around the aquarium.

    L/S of an attendant grabbing hold of the shark and lifting it out of the water. The narrator says the sharks are virtually helpless with their tails out of the water, which also remarks is something that "surfers should remember." Various other shots of the attendants grabbing hold of the shark by the nose and riding on its back.

    M/S of several men lifting the shark's head out of the water, to reveal its huge mouth and teeth.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1062.25
    Media URN:
    59444
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:32:00 / 02:00:57:00
    Canister:
    PT 135

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