STK-ID 52885

Sequence on fisherman on way to his nets in his fishing boat, water from speeding boat, dory trailing behind. MLS of other fishing boat, stern sail hove to some distance away. LS of sea at sundown, lone dory in distance. Late afternoon and dusk shots of lone fisherman in boat pulling in net, sun flashing on lens. CU of fisherman's hands removing fish from net, TILT UP to MLS of gull perched on bow seen through front port of cabin. CUs of hands removing fish from net. Shot of gull on bow of boat, PAN to fisherman at work. Shot of tinted clouds after sunset, water dimly visible in foreground. Lengthy BOATING SHOT past harbour installations, ships, men unloading fishing boats. Shots of men unloading fishing boats with winch operated buckets. Closer sequence on men unloading boats by hand, weighing fish, gulls on wharf.


Excerpt from
Canadian Historical Pavilion
Nova Scotia
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