Ulster Mirror: Programme 26

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Details

Location

Various

Year

1956

Source

BBC NI

Format

35mm, film

black and white

Length

12min 20sec

Silent

silent

Courtesy

BBC NI

Rights Holder

BBC NI

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Description

A locally made fortnightly magazine programme. This episode includes the Monte Carlo rally, a cross country race, the opening of Stormont and construction work at Queens University.

Shot List

00:00 Monte Carlo Rally, Northern Ireland entry - Jaguar 130. 00:58 Motor Bikes - off-road cross country race. Officials and racers at staggered starts. Good views of race on muddy track. After race riders having a cup of tea. 02:54 State opening of Stormont by Governor Lord Wakehurst, arrival by car (statue of Carson in distance), greeting, guard of honour, speaker of Commons, gun salute (with Stormont building in background). 04:33 Civil servants leave the Ministry of Finance, climb gangway to ship (Sir Thomas Dixon?). The Duke of Lancaster (ship) in background, harbour power station. 05:37 Harbour with small fishing boats (Kilkeel?). 05:47 Workshop making badges and crests. 08:15 Cutting and polishing granite for Ashby building at Queen's University. 09:44 construction work at Queen's including pouring concrete.

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