• Short Summary

    Tuna fishing off Sicily.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Sicily. Italian voiceovered newsreel material.

    LV from shore of boats leaving for fishing expedition. MV Boats at sea. MV Tunny fish in water. SV Man looking through glass-bottomed bucket into water. SV Through bucket of tunny fish. SV Man with bucket looking through it. He looks up and signals to another boat. LV Men standing on boat with nets. SV Man throws harpoon. Pan with harpoon as it sticks in tunny fish. SV Tunny fish threshing water. MV Pan man in boat signalling men with nets to haul in. SV Men hauling tunny fish aboard. SV Men hauling tunny fish aboard. Tunny fish begins to wriggle and they push it into boat. MV Men hauling up nets. Pan. MV Tunny fish threshing water in net. SV Dead tunny fish being pulled aboard. SV Tunny fish being slid into hold of boat. LV Boats returning. LV From shore of boats at anchor. SV Towards tunny fish being dragged along quayside.

    Cataloguers Note: I think Tunny is an old fashioned name for Tuna. It looks as if the fishermen's nets have managed to catch a dolphin as well as lots of tuna. - MD.

    Possibly connected with 49/60 - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:47:00 / 01:47:48:00
    UNSO Reel 064 A

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