• Short Summary

    Underwater fishing championship for divers using snorkels and spearguns.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Swanage. Fishermen Go Below".

    Swanage, Dorset. Underwater fishing championship.

    SV of Spearmen / divers with snorkels on their way to do spear fishing. SV of group of people coming over cliff top on their way down to rocky beach. SV of spearmen getting on their equipment ready for underwater spear fishing two pick up their gear and walk towards camera towards the sea. GV Showing coast and sea which is pounding against rocks in the foreground are the spearmen about to go in fishing. SV of spearmen sitting on rocks on edge of water about to go in. SV of Spearmen in the sea the flappers of one are just showing above the water as he goes under the flappers of another appears above water and also goes below camera pans to show another. SV of the first catch a mullet catch by William Bugler the fish is impaled on a spear. SV another spearman coming out of water carrying a conga eel he is Mr Barry Ratcliffe. SV of group of people around the table on which are scales for weighing the catches they place a large skate on the scales which is caught by Ron Burneston. CU of skate on scales being weighed it weighs 14 pounds. CU People watching. SV of cup being presented to the winner.

    (Pathe Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:37:00 / 01:55:34:00

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