• Short Summary

    Huge catch of Tuna as the fishing season opens in the seas of Sicily.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Tunny Season Opens In Sicily".

    Sicily.

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1419.18
    Media URN:
    46224
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:17:00 / 01:24:21:00
    Canister:
    49/60

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