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  • Short Summary

    Shark fishing in Cornwall, from leaving port, baiting line, catching and clubbing a shark.

  • Description

    Looe, Cornwall.

    VS Showing the complete sequence of shots of boat leaving port, arriving at fishing grounds, baiting line etc. The couple on the boat catch firstly sea fish and then 70 lb shark. They return to harbour and weigh the fish on the quay. VS from bow of ship showing school of porpoises preceding boat. VS good of woman playing shark on rod. The shark is gaffed and hauled on board and clubbed. GV pan over Looe harbour.

    Original Colour neg

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3188.01
    Media URN:
    89436
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:09:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:09:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 4271 A

Comments (1)

  1. harrygooby says

    The Harbour they leave and return to is Falmouth not Looe. They leave from and return to Prince of wales pier. In the opening shot you can see the jetty of the green bank hotel with white writing. The same writing is there today.

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