• Short Summary

    Bananas come off a conveyor-belt from a ship at the Royal Albert Dock in London.

  • Description

    Titles read: "NEW BERTH FOR BANANAS".

    Royal Albert Dock, London.

    Brief shots of the Strand and Piccadilly in London as commentator talks of the old song "that suggested we should all go down the Strand and have a banana".

    Various shots of the steamship 'Eros' at the Royal Albert Dock that is inaugurating today a new berth specially built and equipped by the Port of London Authority for a regular service with the West Indies. Several shots of numerous bunches of bananas coming off a conveyor belt from the ship and being sorted by men. Speeded up footage of the same.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    965.02
    Media URN:
    17154
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:09:00 / 01:02:00:00
    Canister:
    38/37

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