This children’s programme explains the process of setting the fires for smoking kippers. (clip)

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Reference number: T0221

Date: 1970c

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.53 mins

Description: Children's educational programme explaining the process of turning fresh herring into kippers, including gutting, curing, dyeing, smoking and packing.

Shotlist: [No credits] Herring taken from boxes and fed into a gutting machine (0.31) Pickled in brine, dyed and hung on racks (1.35); Sawdust and woodchips spread on the floor of smokehouse and set alight. Kippers are smoked (3.22) Kippers are taken off racks and packed in boxes (3.53)