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Title John the eel trapper.

Published London : Royal Anthropological Institute, 1982.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM INTERNET video  The Whole World    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 online resource (27 minutes).
Series Ethnographic video online ; volume 1.
Ethnographic video online ; volume 1.
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 27, 2013).
Summary The fens of East Anglia provide the scenery for this documentary. At the centre of the film is John, a solitary character, who makes his living by trapping eels in the numerous canals of the area. We see him at work and narrating his own story. Eel trapping is illegal, so he is always on the run: this is a tale of poaching, a traditional craft, and the influence of the modern state on the individual.
Other formats Previously released as DVD.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2012. (Ethnographic video online). Available via World Wide Web.
Language notes This edition in English.
Other author De Bromhead, Toni, director.
Subject Poaching -- England -- East Anglia.
Social change -- England -- East Anglia.
Nonfiction films.