• Short Summary

    New harbour opened at Brunswick Heads, New South Wales, Australia.

  • Description

    Brunswick Heads, New South Wales, Australia.

    Title reads 'Premier Opens £240,000 Man Made Harbour'.

    MS. Small explosion in small quarry. MS. The rock which has been blasted out is loaded into small trucks. MS. Small truck drives up high ramp and tips load into crushing machine. MS. A conveyor belt carries the small pieces of rock to the huge mixers where it becomes concrete. Various shots of giant concrete blocks which have been made from the crushed rock. Various shots of the large concrete blocks being loaded into barges for transport down river. MS. Barge with three concrete blocks on passes camera. MS. The three concrete blocks finish the rest of there journey by rail cars. Various shots of the rail car moving up to drop concrete block into the sea. Block disappears under water. LS. Pan from right to left showing Brunswick Heads breakwater. MS. Premier of New South Wales, Mr Heffron, arrives for the official opening of the new man made harbour. LS. Premier Mr Heffron on dais with crowd in foreground. CU. Premier Mr Heffron cuts the tape and Brunswick Heads is open. MS. A flag falls off large block of stone which commemorates the Brunswick Heads labour works. LS. Pan of large bay of Brunswick Heads.

    (F.G. Comb)

    Date found in the old record - 02/03/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2643.02
    Media URN:
    78689
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:26:00 / 01:09:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 3595 B

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