STK-ID 6795

Interior MS of two white-coated technicians setting up equipment in lab. CS of lobster being held by man as he removes eggs from the lobster's abdomen. CS of live, kicking lobster, man's face in near background. Similar shot of lobster being measured. Shot of lobster being fished out of pool by scoop net. Shots of typical fishing village extending around horseshoe bay. LS of fishermen pushing boat into water. DOLLY SHOT of waterfront from boat, past fishing boats moored in harbour. Shot of fishing boat, sailboats moving out harbour as fishermen prepare another boat in foreground. Microphotography shots of lobster eggs, of wriggling larvae. DOLLY SHOT of houses in town of Grande Riviere from moving horse and buggy, horse visible in some shots. MS of two technicians lowering plankton net into water. Sequence showing square dance in private home, dancing, fiddling. Microphotography shot of plankton net into water. Side shot of fishermen pulling net. Various shots of houses looking weather beaten. Shots of crowd in front of church, of blessing of the fleet, of boats in harbour, at sea, of fishermen hoisting sail, of schooners at sea.


Excerpt from
Fishing Partners
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio