Ulster Mirror. Programme 20

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Details

Location

Various

Year

1955

Source

BBC NI

Format

16mm, film

black and white

Length

14min 57sec

Silent

silent

Courtesy

BBC NI

Rights Holder

BBC NI

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Description

A locally made fortnightly magazine programme. This programme features views of the extension of St Anne's Cathedral in Belfast, and linen making.

Shot List

00:37 Arrival of Lord Wakehurst (Governor of Northern Ireland) at St Anne's Cathedral, Belfast, greeting mayor and minister. 00:46 Construction work on extension to Cathedral. Close up and general views of the Cathedral. 01:23 General views interior. 02:23 Lord Wakehurst at ceremony for the start of construction work. Close up of inscribed stone which reads - 'This stone was set by his Excellency the Governor of Northern Ireland The Lord Wakehurst KCMG. 24 September 1955. Charles King Irwin Bishop, RGH Elliott - Dean, WRN Galbraith, GD Bustard - Wardens. 02:40 Dog show at Balmoral (?). 03:46 Royal Linen damask tablecloth - with EIIR 1952 , 04:36 flax gathering, horses and carts lifting flax bales, Ferguson tractor to dam, retting, trampling, boys lifting stone weights, spreading to dry, 08:04 Cottage exterior, 08:05 Close up of man working loom, good view of foot pedals, mill, handloom, weaving, Jacquard cards. Punched card (pattern) making, filling bobbins with thread, setting up loom with thread, man walking on a wheel to load threads (?), man changing bobbin on shuttle, views of working hand-loom. 12:09 Coalisland Communal outdoor skittles game.