The Day We Went To Bangor

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Details

Location

Bangor

Year

1959

Source

BBC NI

Format

film

black and white, colour

Length

29min 39sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI

Rights Holder

BBC NI

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Description

An affectionate, nostalgic, look at the seaside town of Bangor and surroundings.

Shot List

Starts with Belfast street scenes then moves on to Bangor by diesel train. Bangor Main St. The McKee Clock. The sunken garden and beach. Barry's amusements. Minnie Deleno's slot machines and amusements. A visit by the US liner Coronia. A pipe band. Coal ships unloading in the harbour. Boat hire. Fishermen and fishing vessels. Pickie Pool. Open air country dancing and ceili. The local market. Civic Week - youth parade, march past with Salvation Army. Orange Parade and women's lodge parades on Twelfth of July. Bangor Castle. Ward Park. Fancy dress parade. The golf course. Ballyholme strand. Yachts. Box car racing. The Royal restaurant. Bangor at night - neon signs. Sunset on Bangor.

Credits

Original Film - George Middleton, John Morrow, Fred Cooper, Herbert Marsh, Alex Ferguson, Jack Fawcett; Dubbing - Steven Rogers, George Stevenson; Narrator - Cherrie McIwaine; Written and Produced - David Dillon; Other Archive Sources - UFTM, PRONI, NI Tourist Board.

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