Ulster Mirror, Programme 19

Ulster Mirror, Programme 19

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Details

Location

Various

Year

1955

Source

BBC NI

Format

16mm, film

black and white

Length

14min 36sec

Silent

silent

Courtesy

BBC NI

Rights Holder

BBC NI

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Description

A locally made fortnightly magazine programme. In this programme you can see the re-opening of Portavogie harbour, Shorts factory, Larne, allotments and Lammas Fair preparations.

Shot List

00:38 Governor Wakehurst opening Portavogie Harbour following reconstruction work. View of small boats moored in harbour. All are decorated with flags and Union Jacks. Views of people cleaning their boats. 01:45 Lord Wakehurst, Governor of Northern Ireland arrives, meets a line up of people, gives a speech and unveils the plaque, which reads - 'Erected by the Ulster Sea Fishermen's Association to commemorate the opening of the reconstructed harbour by His Excellency, the Lord Wakehurst, KCMC Governor of Northern Ireland 3rd September 1955.' 04:45 Arrival at airport of Mountbatten. Exterior and interior of Shorts factory 05:50 Empire Doric roll-on, roll-off ferry. Racing cars at Larne. Stirling Moss arrives at airport. 07:01 Housing. Allotments, greenhouses, roses, tomotoes. Flower and vegetable growing competition. 09:35 Castle Street Ballycastle. Empty pre Lammas fair scene. Sheep, stalls being set up, tearooms, sale yards, side shows including a strong man and sandwich board preachers. Setting up fireworks.

Credits

Film Cameraman - Douglas Wolfe; Film Editor - Valerie Best; Narrator - Wensley Pithey, Sam Pollock; Script and Producer - Harry Govan