STK-ID 13505

International Tuna Tournament (Nova Scotia, 11/10/1947): shots of tuna fishermen on wharf casting lots, it seems, for precedence. Several shots of tuna fleet at sea, in light fog, in clear weather, of individual boats, fisherman at stern manning large tuna tackle. Sequence at wharf, tuna being hoisted onto wharf from tuna boats, being weighed. Shot of proud fishermen standing by their catch. Shots of men transferring tuna bait from one boat to another at sea. Sequence on fisherman in camera boat struggling at tackle, pulling in tuna little by little. LSs of tuna fighting line. Shot of men trying to gaff tuna as it is pulled alongside boat. HALS of men of another boat hauling in tuna with block and tackle. Shot of other crew pulling in tuna by hand. Shots of winning tuna, fishermen standing by, posing for camera, of winner being awarded cup. Cut to woman winner posing with her catch, receiving congratulations from men.


Excerpt from
International Tuna Tournament
Nova Scotia
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080