• Short Summary

    Film about fishermen collecting sponges off the coats off Providence in the Bahamas.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "UNDERWATER HARVEST"

    L/S's of fishing boats leaving Nassaur on Providence Island in the Bahamas. L/S's of the fishermen hooking spears into the ground and pulling up large sponges. The commentator says that some of the largest sponges in the world are collected in this part of the world. Group shots of the fishermen smiling and holding up large sponges.

    Several shots of the sponges lying in the sun to dry. M/S of a man cutting a large sponge down to size. L/S of huge mound of sponges. L/S of man carrying pack of sponges, which the commentator says are to be sent "to the World's baths."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1116.09
    Media URN:
    38883
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:03:00 / 01:16:57:00
    Canister:
    PT 266

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