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  • Short Summary

    French oyster fishermen set out to sea to retrieve their nets.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Cancale, Brittany, France.

    French oyster fishermen preparing boats. Fishermen preparing sails on boat. Long shot of the fishing trawlers and smacks at sea. Fishing trawler sails past camera. Fishermen putting net over side of boat. Fishing smack. Fishermen on deck winding up windows. Several shots of the fishermen tipping oysters out of net onto deck. Sorting out oysters on deck. Fishing smack. Close up shot of winding winch. Tipping more oysters onto deck. Shot from trawler, heading for land. Crowds on quayside. Fishermen leaving trawlers. Close up shot of the two fishermen carrying loaded skip with oysters up the steps.

    Possibly connected with 48/35 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1518.30
    Media URN:
    59711
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:15:00 / 01:32:10:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 028 I

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