• Short Summary

    A look at work of shipbuilding yards of Australia where warships are built for Britain.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Australia's Mighty Shipbuilding effort".

    Australia.

    Various shots of dockyard where ships bound for Britain are being build. Various shots of factory floor where ship components are being built. Various shots of foundry where girders and shafts are being produced.

    C/U of Scottish docker working in Australian shipbuilding yard. He talks to camera: he has worked in shipyards all over Scotland and England, the dockers in Australia work just as hard.

    More shot of dockers at work. An Aussie docker talks to the camera - he explains they are building more and more faster ships. A foreman talks to camera explaining men are at 24 hours a day ships.

    Various shots of ships being launched in sea. Various shots of dockers, sailors and crowds of people cheering. Various shots of convoy of Battleships at sea.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1099.39
    Media URN:
    38343
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/08/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:23:00 / 01:52:30:00
    Canister:
    41/63

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