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British travelogue in which Richard Dimbleby takes a journey around Northern Ireland.
01:20 Interview between Dimbleby and actor Joseph Tomelty in the grounds of Belfast Castle. 04:13 Dimbleby then drives along the Antrim Coast Road and the Glens of Antrim. The Northern Ireland Home Service is being played on the radio. Waterfall. 06:00 Cushendall. 07:40 He visits Red Bay and Glenarm, the Emerson farm in Glenarm where a storytelling session is under way (reconstructed in the studio). 11:17 The Giant's Causeway and Dunluce Castle are briefly shown. Finn McCool. Close up of wishing chair. 13:35 Electric trams at Bushmills, pig farming, and peat digging. 14:46 Lough Neagh. 15:05 Weaving at Waringstown, Co. Down. Hand loom weaving. 16:28 Lurgan Mayor's garden. 17:06 Interior weaving mill. 17:20 Man in bowler hat talking to camera about the changes in fortune of Lurgan and Portadown. 18:42 Portadown town centre. 18:50 Large country house and gardens with Peacocks. Cows, deer, horse sheds and other country houses. 19:55 Tynan Abbey, Armagh is then featured with Sir Norman Strong the speaker of the Northern Ireland parliament. 20:35 General views of the streets and twin cathedrals of Armagh City. 21:55 Presenter then moves on to Newry and canals, Warrenpoint on Carlingford Lough and the Silent Valley. View of Mournes. 22:27 Ardglass. General views of harbour and fishing boats. 22:40 Finally returns to Belfast where Belfast Harbour. Irish linen boxes being loaded onto boats. 23:09 General views of Harland and Wolff. Pan across dry docks. 23:28 View from above looking down on bough of ship under construction. 24:25 View going down open elevator. 24:35 Men working. 24:45 Belfast Castle and Jo Tomelty.
Director and Editor - John Rhodes; Producer - Stephen McCormack; Screenplay - Peter Hunt, Stephen Hearst; Studio Reconstruction - Richard R. Greenough