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  • Warning: Spoilers
    Director and photographer: VITTORIO DE SETA. Presented in CinemaScope and Ferraniacolor. Producer: Giorgio Fraticelli. An "Astra Cinematografica" production..

    American version, titled "Bluefin Fury", copyright 1956 by 20th Century-Fox Film Corp. U.K. release: November 1957. 622 feet. 7 minutes.

    COMMENT: Although the U.K. censor has seen fit to give this CinemaScope short a Universal Exhibition certificate, it is certainly not a movie for the squeamish.

    A detailed account of the trapping and slaughtering of schools of tuna by Sicilian fishermen, it is deftly presented in a remarkably direct fashion which gains added impetus by the skillful use of CinemaScope.

    True, the forcefulness of this one-reel short feature, is slightly undermined by an off-camera commentary (in English) that insults our intelligence by drawing attention to things we can all too plainly see for ourselves.

    Perhaps the Italian version is less verbose?