STK-ID 27354

MS of reef, water splashing over, a few ketches visible in background, lookouts perched precariously at mast top. Shots of small two-masted fishing boat sailing past camera in medium distance, of lookout perched at mast-top, other at his post at end of boat's bowsprit. Shot of dory, men aboard, fishing. MS of two swordfish hanging from tail on pier. Several shots of group of men standing on fishing boat cabin, keeping a lookout for swordfish, spotting one. Shot of swordfishing boat sailing away from camera, lookouts visible clinging to mast top. Various shots of same boat sailing back and forth. Sequence showing men in dory pulling a swordfish alongside boat, sailing about not far from camera. Shot of dory riding swell, fishing boat visible in the distance. HAMS of dory alongside fishing boat as it pulls away, reverse angle of same shot. Shot of several swordfish breaking surface. Shot of sailors launching dory, getting aboard and pulling away from mother ship. LAS of lookouts on mast. HAS of man at end of bowsprit throwing spear at fish. Shots of fishing boat sailing into harbour, of men hoisting swordfish onto pier. Shots of fishing boat sailing.


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