• Short Summary

    Fishermen use special sound equipment to detect the fish in the sea. Newlyn, Cornwall.

  • Description

    Echo fishing.

    Newlyn, Cornwall.

    M/S of fishing boats in Newlyn harbour. M/S of man carrying sound equipment into cabin of the "Twilight". Various shots as the sound detector is passed over the side of the boat and planted underneath. M/S crew on deck making ready to cast off. M/S of boat making its way out of the harbour. C/U men working at nets. L/S as another boat passes, C/U nets in foreground. M/S of the "Twilight" passing with skipper Paul Humphrys at the wheel. Various shots of the boat. C/U as they lift the hatch covers. C/U Paul (?) on bridge. Various shots of the instrument registering fish below. M/S's as they throw out nets and put up lanterns in the dusk. L/S of nets strung out behind boat. M/S's of the men pulling nets in. C/U fisherman repairing net, camera pans to catch on deck. M/S boat steaming back into harbour.

    Cataloguer's note: the crew include George Bazzek, Frank Dennis and Theodore Cornish.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:37:00 / 01:39:35:00
    NP 412

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