Octopus hunt

Canada

Film
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A voyage down to the green depths of the Pacific Ocean, into the mysterious domain of the deep-sea diver and the marine creatures that are his quarry. The film is about a zoological expedition to capture octopus and wolf eel specimens for the Vancouver aquarium. The underwater action is described by the divers themselves. (Award: Rome)

Credits

director

Bernard Devlin

producer

Julian Biggs

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:17:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31578

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Awards

Animals & Wildlife → Eels

Animals & Wildlife → Marine biology

Animals & Wildlife → Octopus

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Underwater exploration

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Scuba diving

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Marine biology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Underwater exploration

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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