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German educational film: the codfish industry in Iceland

Film | Accession Number: 2002.189.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3665 | Film ID: 2607

VS, views of a port in Iceland. Fishermen along the shore in a small schooner. VS, CU's buckets of fish (presumably cod fish) men cleaning and sorting fish. CUs, men deboning and skinning the fish, Once the fish are cleaned, several are laid out and salted. and left to dry/cure in the sun. CU, layers and layers of dried, salted fish. Man carries the dried fish away in a wheel barrow. Women working at the docks cleaning fish, scrubbing the skin with water and brushes. VS, of vast amounts of fish laid to dry on the rocks near the shore, several people, mostly men and some women, sorting and loading the fish into crates, the fish are then wrapped in paper, tied with cord, rewrapped in burlap sacks, and retied.. The burlap sacks read; "Union Icelandic products: V&H Havana. Other wooden crates are marked: "Sao Paulo" and "Rio de Janeiro".

Genre
Instructional
Duration
00:13:38
Locale
Iceland
Language
German
Genre/Form
Instructional.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Steven Zabin
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:41:57
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