5.6/10
164
0 user 2 critic

Granton Trawler (1934)

Documentary about the fishing trawler, "Isabella Grieg". We follow her from her base in Granton Harbour, in Edinburgh, right up the east coast of Edinburgh, up to the fishing grounds between Shetland and Norway.

Directors:

Edgar Anstey (uncredited), John Grierson (uncredited)
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Drifters (1929)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A silent documentary film by John Grierson telling the story of Britain's North Sea herring fishery.

Director: John Grierson
Night and Fog (1956)
Documentary | Short | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside.

Director: Alain Resnais
Stars: Michel Bouquet, Reinhard Heydrich, Heinrich Himmler
Short | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí present 17 minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery.

Director: Luis Buñuel
Stars: Pierre Batcheff, Simone Mareuil, Luis Buñuel
Night Mail (1936)
Short | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Shows the special train on which mail is sorted, dropped and collected on the run, and delivered in Scotland overnight.

Directors: Harry Watt, Basil Wright
Stars: Arthur Clark, John Grierson, Stuart Legg
Short | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Slum conditions, slum clearance, bright new public housing.

Directors: Edgar Anstey, Arthur Elton
Stars: Mr. Norwood, Mrs. Hill, Mrs. Graves
Short | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A short film which documents the lives of the Sinhalese people.

Director: Basil Wright
Stars: Lionel Wendt
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

In this silent predecessor to the modern documentary, film-maker Robert J. Flaherty spends one year following the lives of Nanook and his family, Inuits living in the Arctic Circle.

Director: Robert J. Flaherty
Stars: Allakariallak, Alice Nevalinga, Cunayou
Peasants (1935)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The struggle of farmers against the "kulaks" on collective farms. The ruthlessness of capitalism is central, in a world where cruelty wins over solidarity. Communitarianism might be the answer to all these abuses.

Director: Fridrikh Ermler
Stars: Pyotr Aleynikov, Mariya Blyumental-Tamarina, Nikolay Bogolyubov
Child's Play (1954)
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A science-fiction film about children who manage to split the atom and thereby create a new form of popcorn.

Director: Margaret Thomson
Stars: Mona Washbourne, Peter Martyn, Dorothy Alison
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A documentary covering the 1948 Olympic Games in St. Moritz.

Director: André Michel
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Newly restored and assembled by the International Olympic Committee, The Games of the V Olympiad Stockholm, 1912 (Stockholm 1912) is the earliest comprehensive moving-image record of the modern Olympic Games that survives today.

Director: Adrian Wood
Night Mail (1935)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A critically acclaimed pioneering realistic English social Film documentary. Boosted by John Betjamans's poetry.at the end ! All Closely following the overnight workers & operations of the ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Smith
Stars: Henry Oscar, Hope Davy, C.M. Hallard
Edit

Storyline

Documentary about the fishing trawler, "Isabella Grieg". We follow her from her base in Granton Harbour, in Edinburgh, right up the east coast of Edinburgh, up to the fishing grounds between Shetland and Norway.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

fishing | fish | seaman | fisherman | sea | See All (6) »

Genres:

Documentary | Short

Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1934 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

New Era Films See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Visatone Marconi)
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The sea was so rough off Shetland, that John Grierson found it almost impossible to shoot film there. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Donald Brittain: Filmmaker (1995) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed