Ulster Mirror. Programme 8

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Details

Location

Various

Year

1955

Source

BBC NI

Format

16mm, film

black and white

Length

14min 32sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI

Rights Holder

BBC NI

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Description

A locally made fortnightly magazine programme. This episode covers the Balmoral Show, snowdrifts, buses and the launch of the Southern Cross (10:37).

Shot List

00:35 Balmoral - Spring Show and Sale of the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society. Views of snow and pigs, cattle, judging bulls. 03:45 Snowdrift blocking country road, milk-churns on snowy lane, cottage with icicles, digging in front of Ulster Transport, snowplough on main road. 04:18 UTA buses. Details of the training that drivers undergo. 10:37 Queen Elizabeth II launches the Southern Cross from Harland and Wolff. Gantry, flag. Shipyard men on Queen's Road, double decker buses and tramlines, empty yard, shots of ship exterior and interior, captain on bridge, engines, pool, cinema, theatre. Aerial views of departure.

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