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Follow the Salmon


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
6 May 1968
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Hullo Down There
  2. 2Transplant Fails
  3. 3Royalty Goes to the Dogs
  4. 4Survival in Space
  5. 5Follow the Salmon
  6. 6Lions at the Party
  7. 7Phantoms for Fleet Flyers


Story No. within this Issue
5 / 7
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Follow the Salmon. DESCRIPTION: Heavy netting off Greenland is alleged to be seriously reducing the number of salmon in British rivers. In Devon, young fish are tagged to study their movements. SHOTLIST: CU salmon. MCU man takes year-old salmon out of tank and puts them into anaesthetic. CU salmon in anaesthetic. MCU man takes salmon out of anaesthetic and onto bench. CU one of tags to be clipped to salmon. MCU man tagging salmon. CU ditto. MCU man puts salmon onto chute. CU salmon down chute into cold water tank to recover. CU another salmon being tagged. CU salmon down chute into cold water tank. CU salmon in cold water tank. GV Devon river where salmon are released. MCU name Devon River Authority on side of Land Rover. MS man carrying bucket of salmon down to river. CU pan ditto, and tips them into river. MS salmon being tipped into river.
Vehicles; Environment; Agriculture; Science and technology; Forestry; Fisheries; Animal husbandry; Animals
Ealing; Devon; England; North Molton
Card file number
Douglas Cameron
John Wanstall
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