• Short Summary

    Footage of new electrical fishing equipment being used to lure fish into nets

  • Description

    Angling with electrical currents in river in Ham Bridge, Berkshire.

    M/S Fishermen (including inventor Colonel Hammond Davies) going down to river bank. M/S Getting into boat. M/S Dropping chains over side of boat. C/U Starting motor. M/S Starting other motor on bank. M/S Boat pushing out to middle of stream. M/S Fisherman holding rope. M/S Boat in river, men searching for fish. (2 shots). M/S Landing fish.

    M/S Pulling boat along stream. C/U Nets waiting. C/U Pulling out fish and dropping into can. C/U Man fishing. C/U Catching fish and dropping into tank. M/S Pulling boat along. L/S Men fishing with nets. C/U Attending motor. M/S Men wading in stream. C/U Landing large fish, fails to put it into tank. C/U Net in water, pan up to fisher. C/U Men pulling tank onto bank. M/S Fisherman still in river. M/S Taking tank to truck takes lid off to see fish. M/S Tipping fish from can into tank. C/U Fisherman holding up large fish and releasing.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:31:00 / 01:47:02:00
    NP 402

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