Fishermen at a northern port prepare and repair their nets before the next trip. (clip) [74958044]

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  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Environment, the
  • Fish and fishing
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Sporting activities
  • Tourism and travel
  • Water and waterways


  • Educational


  • 1930s


Reference number: 2186

Date: 1935*

Sound: silent

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.50 mins

Description: Highland scenery, hill-walkers, a fishing village and fishermen at work are all included in this educational film.

Early educational film. Possibly two parts of same film on one reel.

Shotlist: Title missing. Map of Highland area above the fault line. The mountainous region of the Highlands in a land of loch, valley and hill. General views of scenery. Small railway station. Shots from train en route through the Highlands (1.03); From the mountain slopes flow fast running streams. General views of landscape. People fishing (1.40); We go mountaineering. General views of hill walkers and climbers (3.40); 3,000 feet below. Long shot from mountain top down to coastal village (3.50); Areas of Scotland - Highlands. Part 2. Fishing. Life by the sea. Men preparing nets. General views of fishing village (4.33); Off to the fishing ground. Shots of fishing boat at sea, hauling in nets, etc. General views of coastline (5.44); The catch is sold. Shots of fishing boats in harbour (6.15); In the harbour the gear is made ready for the next trip. Hauling up and mending nets. The old and the young look on or play. Boys watching fishermen mending nets (7.50).

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