• Short Summary

    Fifteen men who, can recommend the spending in Northern Ireland of millions of dollars, flew into Nutt's Corner today.

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    ROLL NO. 1.



    ARRIVAL AT BELFAST AIRPORT.



    GREETED BY MINISTER OF COMMERCE (LORD GLENTORAN) (MAN STANDING WITH HAT IN HAND, GREY HAIR)



    LEAVING AIRPORT FOR GOVERNORS HOUSE.



    AT GOVERNOR'S HOUSE



    4 MEN INCLUDE, GOVERNOR, (TALL MAN), LORD GLENTORAN, THE HON, GEORGE A. DREW, Q.C (SEE PAPER CUTTING) AND MR. ROOTES (THE BRITISH CAR HEAD)(HILLMAN GUY)



    ROLL 2 & 3



    GOVERNOR'S HOUSE, AND PARTY LEAVING



    VISIT TO HARLAND & WOLFF'S WHERE THEY ARE SHOWN A 30,000 SHIP TO BE LAUNCHED ON WEDNESDAY NEXT.



    CHAIRMAN OF HARLANDS, SHOWS PARTY A MODEL OF SHIPYARD IN HIS OFFICE.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Fifteen men who, can recommend the spending in Northern Ireland of millions of dollars, flew into Nutt's Corner today.

    They were members of the Canadian trade delegation now touring the United Kingdom, and in Ireland for 24 hours - hustle trip crowded with engagements.

    Led by the Canadian High Commissioner in London. The Hon. George A. Drew, the party were greeted at the airport by the Minister of Commerce, Lord Glentoran.

    Initial greetings over, the delegation repaired to Government House to meet the Governor of Ulster.

    Thence to Messrs Harland and Wolff's where the Chairman of the Company showed them a model layout of the shipyard in his office. The Canadians also saw a 30,000 ton ship receiving finishing touches prior to launching this week.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1K0VNLU1Y63W32RM0Z5DQHHEF
    Media URN:
    VLVA1K0VNLU1Y63W32RM0Z5DQHHEF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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