STK-ID 22692

[Title: The Saga of the Silver Horde] Whole reel shows various shots of salmon fishing off west coast of Canada. Shots of high, mountainous sea coast, sailboats visible in last two shots. Sequence on fishing boat towing string of dories, dories with fishermen in them cutting loose from the tow line and taking up positions. Men are shown dropping nets into the water. Shots of men hauling in nets, disentangling salmon and dropping fish into boat. Boating LSs of dories. Shots of men fishing with long line, pulling in salmon. Sequence from film "How Salmon are Caught" showing salmon nets being hauled onto the beach. Boating views of seiners laying nets, MS of nets sliding over stern. LSs of nets being pulled in, intercut with shots from boat of men at work. HASs of men brailing fish into hold. Sequence on fish traps, thousands of splashing fish, trap being unloaded. Sequence on traps being emptied.


Excerpt from
Saga of the Silver Horde
British Columbia, Pacific Ocean
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486