• Short Summary

    Tame cod kept in ancient pool carved out of rocky cliffs near Galloway castle.

  • Description

    Tame fish. Part of BELIEVE IT OR NOT issue.

    Galloway, Scotland.

    Panning shot of rocky coast line. A large fish pond has been cut out of the rocks, a date is carved into side - "1800". C/U of man breaking up limpets in a bucket. The man walks down to pond with female companion. We see the man feeding fish by hand. The fish are mainly cod and are kept in a pond carved out of the rock in the 19th century to provide constant fresh fish to a nearby castle. The pond and the fish are now kept as a tourist attraction.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1288.01
    Media URN:
    42864
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:45:00 / 01:02:10:00
    Canister:
    NSP 209

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