Ulster Mirror. Programme 25

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Details

Location

Various

Year

1955

Source

BBC NI

Format

35mm, film

black and white

Length

14min 55sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI

Rights Holder

BBC NI

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Description

A locally made fortnightly magazine programme. This episode shows farming, housing (02:10), wood turning and a soft toy factory.

Shot List

00:40 Dromore, Co. Down. Sheep and newborn lambs. Pregnant ewe with a board across her back to stop her rolling on her back. Captive golden eagle. 02:10 Housing and slum clearance Victorian terrace, Donaghadee main street, slums in Coalisland, cottages Donaghadee, backyards, more slums, interiors, housing executive houses, interior of old woman's cottage good view of open fire, Markethill main street, Mrs McClure's house at Bunker Hill with good views of the cobbler's shop underneath house, demolition of old terrace with excavator. 06:20 Wood turners at Dungannon - Mr Atwell and daughter Ruth. Good views of making wooden bowls for butter-making etc. 10:50 Soft toy factory at Castlereagh (Chad Valley?). Interior of factory and views of production of a wheeled sheep dog. Singer sewing machine.

Credits

Film Cameraman - Douglas Wolfe; Film Editor - Valerie Best; Script and Producer - Harry Govan; Research - Michael Simon; Restored by David Dillon