• Short Summary

    Look at life on a typical weekend in sleepy Scottish village of Pittenween.

  • Description

    Part of OUT AND ABOUT issue.

    Pittenween, Firth of Forth, Scotland.

    Item showing life over a weekend in the picturesque fishing village.

    Various shots of fishing boats coming into harbour and being unloaded. Seagulls swoop down scavenging for scraps. Various shots of a fish auction on the quayside. Various shots of crowds - good shots of old fishermen-types.

    Various shots of mothers with babies - baby beauty contest at village fete. Various shots of village football team playing on Saturday. Various shots of a tug-of-war match.

    Various shots of village on Sunday - everything is quiet and still, no fishermen put out to sea as they respect the Sabbath.

    Various shots of woman putting bait on fishing lines. Various shots of trawlers going out to sea on Monday morning.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1276.10
    Media URN:
    42676
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:05:00 / 01:16:58:00
    Canister:
    NSP 172

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Pittenween" in the title, body text and tags should read Pittenweem.

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