Super 8 Stories: Belfast Trolleybuses

Details

Location

Belfast

Year

1960s

Source

BBC NI

Format

Super 8

colour

Length

04min 44sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI, Doubleband Films, Lord Laird

Rights Holder

Doubleband Films, Lord Laird, RMC Media Partnership

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Description

Images from the final days of the trolleybus era in Belfast captured by Lord Laird when he realized that they were about to be decommissioned. There are also fond memories from David Irwin and Sammy Jeffers, two of the drivers who drove them for many years. This clip appeared in Series 1, Programme 2 of Super 8 Stories.

 

Shot List

Many and various shots of trolleybuses travelling along roads and around Belfast city centre. Scenes shot from top deck of trolleybus in city centre. Traffic conductor directing traffic in Belfast. Buses lined up in depot.

Credits

Narrator - Maire Jones; Camera - Michael Quinn; Sound - Sion Kerr, Gregg Bailey; Music Consultants - Jim Meredith, Ralph McLean; Production Accountant - Anne Hegarty; Production Assistant - Tammy Moore; Graphic - Alan Perry; Dubbing - One Zero Zero; Online Editor - Johnathan Fetherstone; Researcher - Ronan Feely; Archivist - Evan Marshall; Assistant Producer - Jenny Waugh; Executive Producers - Deirdre Devlin, Michael Hewitt; Editors - Greg Darby, Henry Wood; Producer - Diarmuid Lavery; Director - Brian Henry Martin

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