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    Roll No. 1.


    1.
    C.S. One finger which indicates "Roll No. 1".


    2.
    L.S. The $4000 ton American Tanker, the "GULFPRINCE" loaded with the largest single consignment of wheat, is the biggest vessel ever to be docked in Bombay's Alexandra Dock.


    3.
    M.S. --- Do ---


    4.
    L.S. A number of pipes are fitted at the desk to pump out the wheat from the vessel into the dock godown.


    5.
    L.S. A number of Indians are working on board under the supervision of American Agents.


    6.
    M.S. --- Do ---


    7.
    C.S. The name plate of the vessel.


    8.
    T.S. A couple of people are fixing a pipe.


    9.
    M.S. A huge pile of wheat and baskets filled up with wheat.


    10.
    C.S. Indian men are carrying baskets of wheat at their back. In the background wheat is seen pouring down from the pipes.


    11.
    M.S. Wheat baskets are being loaded into heavy trucks to be transported elsewhere.


    12.
    C.S. A man at work on the truck.


    13.
    C.S. A row of loaded wheat baskets.


    14.
    M.S. A fully loaded truck is leaving the docks.


    15.
    L.S. A big arch of the vessel is in the foreground end Bombay harbour full of boats and vessels is seen through it.


    16.
    M.S. A couple of automatic pumps are continuously at work for unloading the wheat consignment. This process of unloading is quite different in comparison with usual way of unloading by cranes.


    17.
    L.S. A long deck fitted with the automatic pumps and people working over them.


    18.
    M.S. A couple of Indians working and an American Agent supervises in instructing them.


    19.
    M.S. A number of people are striving hard to put a pipe into its place.


    20.
    L.S. A long railing and the bridge in the end looks beautiful.


    21.
    C.S. An automobile machine is in motion.


    22.
    C.S. Two Indians are at work.


    23.
    L.S. Indian coolier are fastening the baskets very smartly.


    24.
    M.S. A Russian ship is berthed in the neighbouring berth. The national insignia of U.S.S.R. is painted on it.


    25.
    L.S. An American flag is unfurling on the top of the ship.




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    Film ID:
    VLVAQ9P1D4BIL5ZBH1EFFT0144VE
    Media URN:
    VLVAQ9P1D4BIL5ZBH1EFFT0144VE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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