Toilers of the Deep

Details

Location

Unknown

Year

circa 1950

Source

Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

Format

8mm, film

black and white

Length

03min 43sec

Silent

silent

Courtesy

UFTM

Rights Holder

Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

It is illegal to download, copy, print or otherwise utilise in any other form this material, without written consent from the copyright holder.

Description

Amateur film (from the Wilfred Capper Collection) showing fishermen at work.

Notes

The sound on this film is poor.

Shot List

'Toilers of the Deep'. Close up views of boats in the harbour, packed closely together. Views of a criss- cross series of masts. Views from boat moving in the harbour. Leaving harbour. Motoring past lighthouse. 'At dusk the fishers play out their nets, for with the fading light these become invisible to the fish'. Close up view of fishermen lettering out nets. 'The fleet drifts gently through the night, as the men labour - casting and recasting - until the dawn brings their toil to an end.' Bringing in haul.

Credits

film part of the Wilfred Capper collection.

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