STK-ID 31461

Shot of men looking at raging sea at beginning of 7th International Tuna Tournament. Shot of angry waves rolling in tail end of storm. Sequence on drawing for boats. MCSs of "Frisby", British Empire; "Sampaio", Brazil; "Thomas", USA. CUs of badges of Chile, Cuba, USA, Scandinavia, British Empire. ELS of fleet. Various LSs of tuna boats, #43 "Thomas" of US, #40 "Hinricksen" of Scandinavia, #12 "Prado" of Brazil, #2 "Riglos" of Argentina, #15 "Frisby" of British Empire, #22 "Weisner" of Chile, #29 "Sanchez" of Cuba. Shots of Cuba's Pedro Kohly landing tuna, of Prado of Brazil playing tuna and landing it. CU of Prado in chair, of reel. HALS of fleet coming in. Sequence on tuna being hoisted upon wharf. Shot of sea, Eduardo Reyes fighting fish, hauling in 602 lbs tuna. Sequence on Reyes being congratulated, flag being hoisted, fish being weighed, fleet returning. Shots on weighing of tuna, fishermen standing around. Sequence on Chile team receiving Alton B Sharp trophy from Honourable Harold Connolly, Nova Scotia Minister of Trade and Industry. Chile caught two of the seven tuna caught this year. CUs of Connolly, F Weisner, Michael Lerner. Shots of Chile team with cup, of Frederico Weisner with cup.


Excerpt from
Tuna Tournament
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
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1920 x 1080