STK-ID 31498

Eye Witness No. 32: Nipissing's Net Prophet: CU of sturgeon being drawn, insides being removed and washed. Shot of drawn fish being placed in packing boxes, fishermen arriving at dock with sturgeon, preparing them for cleaning, splitting them down the middle and removing eggs. ECU of entrails being removed and put in pail, separating eggs from intestines. Shots of eggs being salted, of fisherman packing boxes with ice, of second fisherman putting caviar into bottles with spoon. Shot of boat moving out of bay into Lake Nippissing, nets drying on racks in foreground. Shot of boxes of caviar passing camera on conveyor. Shot of sturgeon being removed from net and dumped on floor. CU of writhing fish in boat. Shot of helmsman steering.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 32
National Film Board
Available formats
HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
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1920 x 1080