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The Herring Hunters

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Production Years: 
1960 to 1969


Film Properties: 
Length (feet): 
600 (16mm)
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Library and Archives Canada: 16mm, digibeta, VHS.
"Documentary on the herring fisheries off the BC coast. Footage includes: the herring fleet at sea; seine nets being lowered into the water; an animation sequence on the workings of a seine net; nets being pulled in full of wriggling fish and dropped into the holds; fish by the thousands; fishermen using an electronic fish locator; fish processing and packing at the British Columbia Packers, Ltd. plant; and cartons bearing the Clover Leaf labels."