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Ware Sharks!

Series

Series Name
Eve And Everybody’s Film Review

Issue

Issue No.
605
Date Released
5 Jan 1933
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Ware Sharks!
  2. 2Cameos for Eve
  3. 3Dancing Grace
  4. 4On the Road to Zig-a-Zag
  5. 5The Snow-Sports Girl

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 5
Summary
NoS Summary - Fishing for hammerhead sharks in Durban, South Africa.
British Pathe synopsis: "Down in South Africa, they go for sharks with rod and line - real hammerheads too - and the Durban fishers use whale meat as bait -" C/U of two men winding a fishing line around a chunk of meat. M/S of man in tiny boat being given the chunk of meat and an oar. L/S of him paddling out to sea - looks very precarious. Low angle shot of group of fishermen on the quayside. Children watch. C/U of man lying down on the quayside having a sleep with his hat over his eyes. He has a fishing rod by his legs. M/S of men and women leaning over a sea wall - some fish. C/U of man reeling in what is probably a big fish. M/S of the fish - shark - which he is reeling in. C/U of a penguin standing on a rock. M/S of crowd admiring the man’s catch. It is a hammerhead shark which writhes on the ground. Looks pretty bloody. A dog sniffs around it and tries to bite its tail.
Keywords
Fisheries
Locations
South Africa; Durban
Written sources
Pathe Inventory File   Tin No.252
British Pathe Database 1997   Reference No.EP252
National Film Archive Catalogue
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