Three brief stories which include a theatre trawler leaving Southampton and the comedian Will Fyffe fishing.
Full titles read: "CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA - NO 12."
L/S's of Mack Sennett and crew which include the dancers Hibberd, Bird and Ready. They set sail from Southampton (Hampshire) dock on an old fishing trawler. The narrator says that they are setting sail on a three year tour in which the old boat will be used as a theatre.
L/S's of swimmer of the Polar Bear Club in Chicago (Illinois in the United States of America) running and diving into the sub zero waters of Lake Michigan. Several shots of the hardened swimmers frolicking in the water and playing with a large slab of ice. M/S of the oldest member of the group (he's 60 years old) covering himself in snow). Groups shot of the members eating ice cream.
Group shot of fisherman in Ramsgate in Kent. M/S of the famous comedian Will Fyffe. Several shots of small fishing boats bobbing up and down in the sea. M/S's of Fyffe fishing. Several shots the other anglers fishing, they all appear to catch something apart from Fyffe. M/S of Fyffe catching his first fish and then taking a swig from a bottle of beer.