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    1.
    GV Street with built and being built buildings.



    Buildings in construction. (2 shots)



    Seaside (corniche) avenue GV.



    Japanese cars MV ON Avenue.



    Man in traditional clothes walking on avenue.



    PAN FROM Palm trees to modern building.



    Men at work on construction site.



    A square in Abu Dhabi.



    CU Cars (Japs); - Cars parked. (3 shots)



    LV Main street (Hamdane Street) traffic.



    Building in construction.



    In main street PAN FROM Traditional shops to new buildings.


    2.
    From a roof: GV's Abu Dhabi town.



    Construction - men at work.



    LV Houses in construction, several shots.



    Slums and tin city where people are waiting for low cost houses.



    CU TV Antenna zoom out to slum GV.


    3.
    Low cost houses (first stage) several shots showing GV's and MV's.



    Details showing houses built with surrounding wall.



    Small windows, terrace roof; - the poor aspect does not help air conditioning and TV children playing in street.



    GV's Low cost houses.


    4.
    National and Grindlays Bank BBME - (main office) - Chartered Bank (main).



    Three LV Tanks of petrol for internal consumption (Ab Dhab National Cie).



    (2 shots) Desalination plant.



    In harbour Japanese ships.



    GV's Harbour - crane - activity.


    5.
    Ships unloading grain.



    Details of crane, workers.



    Ship unloading pipes; several shots.



    Storage of goods in open air. Several shots.



    Air conditioners, cars, juices and milk.


    6.
    Traditional ships still used for coastal traffic.



    Car on ship - pipes.



    Shots showing old ships and big ones in background.



    Sailor on old ship.



    Works for second phase of harbour. (11 more berths)



    Crane, trucks etc.


    7.
    Work for new berths, crane.



    GV's with first stage work in background.



    GV's Progression of work - views of jetties and wall protecting harbour.



    Old boat sailing out of harbour.




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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8WHATWYL28AYOEX8FNOQUYXVL
    Media URN:
    VLVA8WHATWYL28AYOEX8FNOQUYXVL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:16:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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