Super 8 Stories: The Short Strand

Details

Location

Belfast

Year

1960s

Source

BBC NI

Format

Super 8

colour

Length

04min 04sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI, Doubleband Films, Jim White

Rights Holder

Doubleband Films, Jim White

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Description

The strong sense of community felt in the terraced streets of Belfast's Short Strand area in the 1960s is recalled by residents Maureen Bell and Margaret Lawler, with footage of children playing games in the street and of living room parties. This clip appeared in Series 2, Programme 1 of Super 8 Stories.

Shot List

Collage of shots featuring children and women in the street in front of terraced houses. Women dancing in the street. Women talking in front of row of houses. Shots of men working in Belfast docks and of traffic crossing Queen's bridge. Women walking down street to go on bus run. Lively party inside living room. More street scenes.

Credits

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

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