FISHING WEEK 1955

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Places:

  • Caithness

Subjects:

  • Fish and fishing

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: FISHING WEEK 1955

Reference number: 4617

Date: 1955

Director: [filmed by Donald Munro]

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.29 mins

Description: Life on board a fishing boat as it sets sail from Wick Harbour in 1955. Includes footage of men hauling in the catch.

Shotlist: (0.00) fishing boat in Wick Harbour (WK 177 'Spindrift') (0.22) c/u men working on deck (0.33) fishing boat leaving harbour (WK 182) (1.05) tracking shots taken from moving boat, featuring bigger ships, including tanker (2.05) shot of bright orange coloured buoys bobbing in water; shot looking over deck into water (2.24) c/u ropes uncoiling, as fishing nets are let out to sea, intercut with shots of men in oilskins working on deck (4.12) fishing nets are brought in, hauled onto boat manually; brief shot man mending net (6.06) gvs boats in sea, as seen from boat (including the WK55 'Ardent') c/u seagulls in water (9.59) approach to large harbour [unidentified, foreign?] and shots of boats therein (12.29)