STK-ID 30435

Several CUs of fishermen at work aboard dragger, passing to and fro in front of camera, fishermen wading into hundreds of fishes, shoving fishes into hold. Shot of man picking up skate, throwing it overboard. HAS, looking aft, of trawler a few men on deck. Closer HASs of men repairing nets during lull. Interior shots of wheelhouse showing helmsman steering, captain Sam Ridout, various meters and gauges. Shots of men on deck preparing to haul in nets. MSs of otter trawl being hoisted in, of cod end, packed to bursting point, clearing rail and being lowered to deck. Shots, CUs, of men at work on nets, fastening open end of cod end with complicated looking slip knot.


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