STK-ID 11968

[Title: Harvesting the Deep: the waters off the Atlantic Coast of Canada is one of the most prolific deep sea fishing grounds in the world.] Shots of starboard beam, of steam trawler "Venosta" on its way to Cape Sable fishing grounds. Shot of Fore Castle from ship and of rough seas. Shot of nets being thrown overboard and fishing beginning. Shot of nets being hauled in, emptied and put overboard again. Shots of haddock, cod and flounders are sorted, cleaned and packed in ice in hold. Shots of ship, of hauling up of nets, men working on deck. LS of "Venosta" and ship arriving into Halifax harbour. HAS of unloading of catch. Men in packing plant wash and pack fish in ice for delivery. Shot of horse-drawn wagon being loaded up, of freight train leaving plant. [Interspersed titles]


Excerpt from
Harvesting The Deep
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486