STK-ID 23609

Sockeye Salmon Run a Failure (15/09/1950): several shots of large fishing fleet in Vancouver harbour. Sequence on fishermen repairing nets, working aboard their boats, standing idle. General shots of idle fishing fleet, fishing harbour. HAS of salmon seiner arriving, tieing up. Shots of nets drying in sun, of men repairing nets at Steveston, near mouth of fish wharf. LAS of Indigenous fisherman repairing sockeye net. Shots of idle fishing boats, empty cannery dock. CU of worker holding up two fishes. LS of fishing ground at mouth of Fraser River, no much fishing boats. Several interior shots of offices of International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission in New Westminster, British Columbia, men checking wall charts re fish runs, of acting director of the IPSFC, Lloyd Royal, checking charts.


Excerpt from
Sockeye Salmon Run a Failure / Diesel Locomotive
New Westminster, Vancouver (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080