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Identifier:

  • 2310.0003 (Source: oldfilm.org)

Date produced: 1938

Filmmaker(s):

Milton Dowe

Format:

8mm

Colour:

B&W

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

Northeast Historic Film list of titled amateur works

Description:

"A process film with interititles about the spring capture of alewives, an andromadous fish." oldfilm.org

Resources:

Part of the Palermo Historical Society Collection held by Northeast Historic Film

Locations:

  • Sheepscot river, Maine (Filming)

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Repository:

Palermo Historical Society Collection, Northeast Historic Film

Viewing Notes:

"From the Ocean; Up the River; Into Man Made Pools. Views of water-filled sluice, barrels where fish are layered with salt, 1000 Barrels a Day. Moving a barrel full of fish in the processing area. Close views of man with scooper full of salt covering fish in barrel. Fish are strung on metal rods through their gills. Views of rods with fish lined up to dry. Then Pickled and Smoked 12000 at a Time. Exterior of wood smokehouse, then young woman at door of smokehouse holding a rod of strung fish which have been smoked." Viewing notes from NHF