• Short Summary

    Good scenes of Australian salmon fishing and canning process.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "Fishing Boom - Salmon Canning New Australian Industry". Australian voiceovered newsreel material.

    Eden, New South Wales, Australia.

    Long shot of a fishing trawler under way at sea. Trawl nets being dragged through water. Fishermen hauling nets aboard trawler. Seagulls flying around haul of fish. Close up shot of shark swimming through water. Close up shot of trawl of fish slung aboard. Long shot of trawler entering harbour. Fishermen unloading salmon, pan as they work. Long shot of fishermen unloading salmon. Pan with basket as it swings, truck to shore.

    Long shot of canning factory. Long shot of scaling shed. Close up shot of man's hands using electric scaler. Several shots of men using electric scalers. Man beheading salmon. Man gutting fish. Close up shot of salmon being beheaded. Man chopping salmon into lengths. Close up shot, pan, salmon being chopped into lengths. Pan with salmon sliding down chute. Hose washing salmon. Long shot of packing salmon into tins. Close up shot of girl's hands wearing rubber gloves packing salmon into tins. Automatic cooker. Can sealing machine. Long shot of cans rolling down chute to packers. Cans rolling down chute. Packers take them off. Close up shot of cans of salmon being packed into container.

    Possibly connected with 48/97 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:08:00 / 01:10:39:00
    UNSO Reel 044 F

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