• Short Summary

    Shark fishing in Cornwall and inflatable sausage barge delivers fuel to Jersey.

  • Description

    Title reads: "News on the Briny".


    G/V Looe Harbour, fishing boats preparing to leave. C/U fisherman checking his nets. C/U net. L/V trawler leaving harbour. C/U helmsmen.

    Fishing vessel at sea. C/U net carrying pilchards dangling in sea to attract sharks. C/U shark being hauled over the side by one of the fishermen. C/U shark being tagged by fisherman (for scientific research). Shark is thrown back in by fisherman. Another fishing vessel passes. C/U woman hauling on her rod and winding in the slack line. Fisherman hooking shark on board. C/U woman hauling on rod. C/U shark on deck. C/U open mouth of shark.

    L/S Looe Harbour, crowds waiting on the quay. Elevated shot crowd around scales on quayside. C/U fisherman L. Waterman standing beside his shark. C/U board announcing the winner with biggest shark catch. C/U shark hanging from the scales, pan from nose to tail.

    Southampton, Hampshire and St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands.

    Various shots large inflatable sausage (in inflatable barge containing fuel) being towed out to see by ship. M/S family on boat. Various shots fuel being unloaded from sausage onto tanker in St. Helier harbour. As it empties and the sausage deflates it is rolled onto a drum. C/U nautical type. Various shots young man running along surface of sausage carrying a broom. L/S man standing on sausage as it is towed out of harbour.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:39:00 / 01:27:22:00

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