• Short Summary

    Freshly caught fish is taken straight to frozen food factory in Nova Scotia, Canada.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Sea Food Automation".

    Nova Scotia, Canada.

    Freshly caught fish taken straight to frozen food factory to be turned into convenience food.

    M/S bow of the fishing ship going through rough sea, guide board for nets is lowered over side. Sea gulls swarm at the stern of ship. Various shots men hauling in the nets which are full of fish. M/S nets suspended above deck in net, fish are released. C/U fish on the deck.

    The boat ties up at the processing plant dock. Man tips container full of fish down chute. The fish coming down chute in the factory. Pan to show man placing the fish on conveyor belt. Pan with the belt as the fish have their heads cut off and are then mechanically placed into a filleting machine.

    C/U fish fillets coming off conveyor into tray. M/S man moving the full tray. Various shots fish cakes on conveyor belt. C/U two men cutting and stacking blocks of frozen fillets. Various shots fish fingers being coated in batter, fried and then packed in boxes. Various shots women factory workers packing frozen fish and ships. Male factory workers stack the boxes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:32:00 / 01:26:31:00

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