WICK HARBOUR AND FOALS

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Places:

  • Caithness

Subjects:

  • Fish and fishing
  • Ships and shipping
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: WICK HARBOUR AND FOALS

Reference number: 4615

Date: 1935c

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.05 mins

Description: Fishing boats at Wick Harbour, including the loading of sheep and cattle onto the ferry. Features brief shots of a foal at the end.

The harbour is busy and vibrant, the opening scenes capturing this moment well.

Shotlist: [shotlisted from speed corrected VHS copy, manual control track]

Kodak safety film (0.00.08) Gv's bustling fishing boats, at Wick Harbour, includes shot of baskets laden with fish being unloaded from boat. (0.00.44) M/s steamboat moving along water, harbour wall in background (0.01.15) C/u shot of two women and a man looking on-they laugh and get embarrassed when they realise they are being filmed. (0.01.27) Herds of sheep, and then cattle, are loaded manually onto steam ship. (0.02.55) Shot of two women with a Clydesdale foal and its mother in field. (0.04.05)