STK-ID 27678

Sequence on oxen pulling up boat on beach in Furadoura, oxen pulling, boat sliding up on beach. Shots of oxen pulling boat, boat sliding on sand, other boats on beach, several men. Shots of several men carrying nets and ropes on beach. Two HALSs of beach from headland, PAN to town of Nazare. Sequence on villagers, mostly black-garbed women, pulling in sardine nets on Nazare beach, tugging mightily on ropes. HAS of women pulling on ropes. Shot of net coming out of water. MS of silhouette of woman against bright sky, sea. LS of Povoa waterfront and harbour. TILT UP from reflection in water to sailing ship seen stern on. Shots of several ships, forest of masts in Povoa Harbour. Sequence on women unloading catch from boats on beach at Povoa. Shot of women putting eels into box on beach. MLS of women pulling dory up on beach. Shot of women unloading dory. Shot of several women carrying heavy crate of fish up beach past camera, some carrying trays of fish on their heads.


Excerpt from
The White Ship
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486