STK-ID 31360

MCS of two fishermen lowering dory to water from stern of fishing smack. Front CS of one of the fishermen rowing dory in choppy water, PAN right to rolling waves. MS of man standing up in dory, tugging on line. MLS of fishing boats pulling out Glace Bay Harbour at dawn. Rear shot of three boats moving out on channel formed by two piers. LS PAN of boat moving out of harbour at dawn. Shot of boat riding at anchor near wharf piled high with lobster traps. FOLLOW SHOT of two fishermen walking along wharf lined with lobster traps. Profile shot of fisherman's face. LS of fishes breaking water near buoy. Shot of man throwing buoy overboard. Rear shot of fisherman riding prow of boat holding harpoon. CS of swordfish being hauled into boat. CS of man in boat hauling on pulley, PAN to two men guiding dory being hauled into boat, TILT DOWN to swordfish on boats's deck. CU of water splashing past side of boat as boat speeds through water. Swish shot from big swordfish being hauled into boat to three men hauling it in. CS of rope unravelling from pail as slack is increased on gaffed fish. (00/06/1953)


Excerpt from
Swordfishing on the East Coast
Glace Bay
National Film Board
Available formats
HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080