• Short Summary

    Women making fishing nets by hand in traditional manner at Bridport, Dorset.

  • Description

    Bridport, Dorset.

    L/S farm in valley. Various shots man and woman unloading yarn from back of van. They take the bundles of yarn into farmhouse garden. Various shots women sitting around table in garden making fishing nets and tennis nets by hand. The yarn they use unwinds from rotating hanger in middle of table. Most of women are quite elderly, although small girl is present. The man and the first woman collect bundles of completed yarn and load back into van.

    Various shots of fisherman and salesman standing on beach next to fishing vessel. They are examining net the woman have made. Salesman uses ruler to demonstrate how accurate size of holes in net are.

    Note: Picture Post article about net makers on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1335.16
    Media URN:
    44083
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:33:00 / 01:28:13:00
    Canister:
    NP 515

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