• Short Summary

    Footage of Mussel fishing near Alloa, Scotland.

  • Description

    River Doon near, Alloa, Scotland

    Full titles read: "THE MUSSEL'S SECRET."

    L/S and M/S of a man standing in a lake looking through a glass bottomed box in his search for mussels. The narrator explains that inside the shell of the mussel are Doon Pearls. Several shots of the man. C/U of the man picking out a mussel from the lake with a pair of tongs. M/S's of and C/U of a man opening his catch, the second mussel he opens has a small round pearl inside.

    Amendment May 2011:
    Mrs. Hutt wrote in to explain that this is Alloway, not Alloa, and that The Doon is in Ayrshire.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1120.20
    Media URN:
    39035
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:37:00 / 01:42:57:00
    Canister:
    PT 287

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