The White ship

Canada, 1967

Film
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Shows one of the Portuguese schooners that still fish the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. Follows the ship and its crew from the time the townsfolk turn out for the blessing, until the ship returns with the season’s catch, and leaving one crewman in a Newfoundland grave.

Credits

producer

Rex Tasker

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:14:53:00

Colour

Colour

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1967

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30439

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Boating industry

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Fishing boats

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Boats and boating

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Fishing boats

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Shipping

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ships

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Boats and boating

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Fishing boats

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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