The Coracle Fishers

1935 , Cenarth (Carmarthenshire)

Coracle fishing on the River Teifi in Carmarthenshire.

Film recording the activities of coracle fishermen at Cenarth. Footage includes shots of: an old fisherman, who poses for the camera; a fisherman placing his coracle on the River Teifi and rowing across the river towards the camera on the opposite river bank, where he disembarks; two fishermen placing their coracles on the River Teifi and drifting downstream with a net between their coracles; a fisherman inspecting a net while a colleague watches; two fishermen placing their coracles on the River Teifi near Cenarth bridge, placing a net in the water and moving away from each other before drifting downstream with the net between them; fishermen drifting downstream at a different point on the river; two fishermen return to the river bank, the net appears empty; the two fishermen lift their coracles from the river and carry them on their backs to a village, presumably Cenarth; one fisherman places his coracle on a wall and walks away from the camera.

Featured Buildings

Bridge at Cenarth

Keywords

Coracles; Fishing

  • Maker : Eustace A. Alliott

  • Editor : Eustace A. Alliott

  • Distributor : Institute of Amateur Cinematographers

Manifestations

The Coracle Fishers

  • Barcode
    INV358244
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:04:01
    Modification Date
    26/09/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    728827
  • Barcode
    INV337012
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:04:01
    Modification Date
    26/09/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    728452
  • Barcode
    INV378565
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:04:01
    Modification Date
    26/09/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    728112
  • Barcode
    INV384495
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    DV digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:02:34
    Modification Date
    13/06/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    714936
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV458998
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    master digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:02:34
    Modification Date
    13/06/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    714831
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV227710
    Canonical Identifier
    61
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Details
    Carrier Type
    16mm film
    Colour System
    Dufaycolor
    Colour Type
    colour+bw
    Digital Assets
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:37:30
    Has Image
    Y
    Has Sound
    N
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    pos
    Modification Date
    11/08/2010
    Parts
    Reference
    686607
    Sound
    silent
  • Award:
    • Group 1:
      • Note: Awards (data migration 25/06/2021): Royal Photographic Society Exhibition of Kinematography Film Competition, Certificate Class III, 1935.

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