The Lost World of Mr. Hardy (2008)

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Documentary about retired fisherman Jim Hardy - called 'Mister Jim' - whose grandfather and great-uncle opened a small shop in the far north of England in 1873. Both passionate fishermen, they invented fishing tackle and successfully sold it, eventually numbering Kings, Queens and maharajahs among their clients. Jim Hardy traces the history of the family business and details how the current management have adapted the company to the modern world by making reduncancies and transferring most of the production to China.

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