Footage of fishermen tope fishing at Herne Bay, Kent.
Fishing for tope at Herne Bay, Kent
L/S Quay man jumps on to boat. M/S Men studying chart. C/U Men talking. C/U Chart pan up to men. L/S Quayside, men preparing. L/S Quayside, two men pass camera with fishing tackle. L/S Fishing boat putting to sea. L/S Another boat passes camera. C/U People on quay watching. L/S Three boats setting off. L/S From rear of boat as it is travelling, pan over to sea. L/S Boat travelling. C/U Bow pushing through water. M/S Two men on boat preparing bait. C/U Man and woman on boat, woman points to sea. L/S of sea, tope breaking water. M/S on board man casts line. C/U Man with fishing rod. C/U Another man with fishing rod, casting out.
M/S Man with fishing rod, line straining. C/U Man (Arthur Fitt) winding in line, pan to end of rod which is taking considerable strain. C/U Man winding in line. C/U man straining to wind in. M/S Boat, man winding in, pan over to sea. M/S Man straining to wind in. M/S Tope being hauled over side of boat. M/S Tope laying on floor of boat, man removing hock - Dissolve - Quayside, men landing tope from ship. C/U People watching. M/S Man with tope, walking along quayside. C/U Man watching. M/S Tope laying on quayside pan up to scales. C/U Man laying tope on scales. C/U Man taking tope off scales, pan down as he puts it on quayside. C/U Pile of tope laying on quayside, man picks one up. M/S Man fixes tope on scales.