Ulster Mirror. Programme 11

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Details

Location

Various

Year

1955

Source

BBC NI

Format

16mm, film

black and white

Length

14min 30sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI

Rights Holder

BBC NI

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Description

A locally made fortnightly magazine programme. This episode includes a scout camp, Circuit of Ireland car trial (05:15), motorcycle grass track racing and the reconstruction of Portavogie Harbour.

Shot List

00:35 Easter. Prime Minister Lord Brookborough (Sir Peter Brooke) and his wife on ship returning from London following tour of Australia and New Zealand. Plane landing at Nutts Corner and the Brookborough's disembarking. 01:37 Sheffield schoolchildren on boat trip to see Northern Ireland. 02:05 Crawfordsburn Scout camp. Tents, collecting wood, cooking. Morning, raising flag ceremony. 03:23 Silver City airplane landing at Newtownards. Transports cars and people. Donaghadee Harbour from air. 05:15 Circuit of Ireland - 1000 mile car trial. Night driving to Kilkeel. 06:03 Country Down Skyhounds Meeting at Derrydrammock. Point to point steeple chase race for amateur riders. 08:24 Church on Easter Sunday. Belfast Cathedral. Country Presbyterian Church. 09:12 Motorcycle grass track racing at Carrowdore. 10:05 Two Day Tour of the North cycle race. Racing on Squires Hill, Antrim town, Glenshane Pass. 11:40 Circuit of Ireland trials at Castle Grounds, Bangor. Acceleration, breaking and manoeuvering tests.12:23 Views of the reconstructed harbour at Portavogie. Construction scenes and removal of the Coffer Dam.

Credits

Film Cameraman - Douglas Wolfe; Film Editor - Valerie Best; Script and Production - Harry Govan; Narrator - Patrick Brannigan; Effects recreated - Davy Lamb; Remixer -Ian Burns; Restoration - David Dillon

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