STK-ID 10233

Short sequence on lobster fishing. Shot of fishing boat in harbour, men checking sardines in nets, dumping salt into hold. Sequence on oyster raking showing packing of oysters on beach. LS of fishing schooner. Cut to various shots aboard schooner showing sails, masts, dory being launched, bobbing about in water, collecting fish. Shot of tuna fish fighting withing circle of boats. Brief shots of fishing harbour, unloading of fishing boat. HAS over drying flakes. Shot of men turning fish over. Interior shot of fish department in supermarket, customers. PAN along display of cuts of fish with prices. Shot of oyster bar, customers eating oysters. Shots of ice blocks being loaded into schooner, of fish being packed in ice on dock. LS PAN of fishing harbour, village in the distance. Various shots of schooner on skids being cleaned up, nets being repaired, sails and riggings being checked.


Excerpt from
Fishing in Canada
National Film Board
Available formats
Optical Sound, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
Magnetic sound 1/4 inch tape/ non sync, 35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
NA, 4/3
Available resolutions
720 x 486