• Short Summary

    Crisis talks ensue after British fishing vessels are banned from Iceland's waters.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Your fish at stake!

    Emergency talks try to reverse decision to keep Britain's trawlers 12 miles outside Iceland's fishing waters. Grimsby, Humberside.

    M/S and C/U fish piled up on tray. Various shots of dock and fishing trawlers. Various shots as fish are unloaded and poured out from baskets. L/S trays of fish at an auction, C/U as a man examines one. M/S auctioneer standing in front of them. Various shots of the Fishing Limits Committee of the British Trawler Federation in emergency meeting. M/S of them sat around table, the camera pans across them. L/S exterior Palace of Nations in Geneva. C/U signpost Place Des Nations. Various shots of the building. High angled L/S of delegates sat around the table inside. Various shots of fishing trawler sailing away. M/S men in storehouse slicing the fish, C/U as one is cut into fillets. M/S as they pass down a conveyor belt. C/U man placing cod onto special machine which automatically fillets it, pan along the machine as cod comes out filleted. C/U fillets dropping from machine into tray.

    Aerial L/S's of Reykjavik in Iceland. M/S of the town. M/S Icelandic trawler at sea. M/S fishing fleet. M/S seagulls hovering round side of vessel. L/S fishermen hauling in nets. C/U net being hauled up full of fish. M/S of loaded net being lowered onto deck, C/U fisherman loosening rope. M/S net opening and mass of fish dropping out. M/S as they haul in another net. Various shots of fish dropping out onto deck.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:08:00 / 01:20:16:00

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