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  • Short Summary

    Scottish women come to Great Yarmouth to gut the large catch of herring.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The herring harvest and annual "invasion" of Scottish Fisher lasses is now in full swing. Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

    L/S of all the fishing boats in the dock, the camera pans across to men unloading the catch on the harbour. M/S as they swing the baskets off the boats and carry them off. M/S as they empty them onto the large pile of herrings on the side. M/S of the ladies stood at a long bench, they slit and gut the fish, various shots as they work and throw the fish into baskets behind them. M/S as they carry the baskets across the docks. C/Us of the women doing their work.

    C/Us of the women gutting the fish, they run about with the baskets. Men stand by empty baskets, the camera pans across to the fishing boats. Various shots of the men unloading the fish.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:55:27 to the end of the item. A yellow tinted version exists.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:09:00 / 01:57:07:00
    G 1231

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