• Short Summary

    Fish research being carried out in a lake in Wokingham, Berkshire.

  • Description

    Fish Research, Berkshire.

    M/S Man and woman in white overall and two girls in swimsuits on bridge over river. One girl is putting on flippers (Ann West, the other an eye shield. M/S Woman helping one girl with her eye shield. C/U Other swimmers placing eye shield on. C/U She begins to stand up. M/S Girl with flippers now diving into river and swimming under the water level. M/S She returns to the bridge where man hands her a breathing pipe. C/U Placing breathing pipe into her mouth She is handed fishnet.

    L/S Girl swimming off again. Other girl dives in. M/S First girl swimming with fishnet. M/S Same girl arriving back at bridge and handing fishnet to man. M/S Man removes fish from net and places it in glass tank. C/U Placing fish in tank. M/S He hands back net to swimmer. M/S Other swimmer with larger net containing a number of fish. M/S Man and woman examining first fish. C/U Woman handling fish.

    M/S She arrives at the bridge, and hands the net to man. M/S He hauls the net onto the bridge and begins to take out the Fish. M/S Extracting large fish. M/S Holding some in a cloth he rests it on the weighing machine (Just over 3 lbs.) M/S He now places fish on measuring board. C/U Fish on board M/S Man replacing fish in river.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:25:00 / 01:13:59:00
    NP 475

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