Whaling

United Kingdom, 1949

Film
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An account of a modern whaling fleet at work; departure of the whale catcher from the Saldanha bay Whaling Station in South Africa; preparations for the hunt; a whale is sighted; aiming and firing the harpoon gun; harpooning the whale; return to the whaling station; treatment of the whale; rendering of meat and blubber.

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Credits

production company

Pathé Frères

British Instructional Films

Duration

00:08:15:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1949

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011802

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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