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  • Short Summary

    Wounded soldiers take part in fishing contest at Hastings.

  • Description

    Sea Angling Festival - wounded soldiers fishing at Hastings, East Sussex.

    Several soldiers wearing overcoats; on pier; kiosk w/ sign 'Southern Postcard Co.' in BG. Pulled back shot of same; soldier in FG w/ bandaged head casts line; other soldiers w/ fishing poles; several civilians stand back at rt. CU end of fishing pole swinging up; w/ fish on the line; swings into hand of man. CU man takes fish off hook; holds it - about 6 X 4 flat fish; great looking iron work rail; bench. CU another man winding the knob; pulling in a fish. Man holding up pole w/ 2 fishes on line! - other guys behind him. CU man holding up 2 fish; pipe held in his teeth.

    Sports; recreation. World War One.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:08:00 / 01:02:01:00
    ON 172 L

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