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  • Short Summary

    The Great Western Railway Docks in Cardiff are featured - various shots of boats, cargo ships etc.

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    View from a boat out to sea. Man stands at stern of boat holding a small coil of rope. Yacht in the background. There are several people on board the boat - possibly a ferry or a tour boat. L/S of rocks as the boat comes into a harbour. People on jetty wave to boat. L/S of small cove, little boats bob on the sea. M/S of passengers disembarking. Cargo is lifted from the boat by a crane. Men work on the quayside. View of tug pulling a large ship from the deck of the passenger boat. Another view of two tug boats. More shots of passengers disembarking. Views of rocky cliffs plunging into the sea. Panning shot of an industrial landscape - the docks. Panning shot of rooftops. Shot looking across the docks. High angle panning shot of another part of the docks. High angle shot of stevedores unloading and loading cargoes. L/S of men at work. High angle shot of the docks.

    Note: this film has no title or intertitle. Paper records suggest that this is the Great Western Railway Docks in Cardiff, Wales.

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    Film ID:
    864.23
    Media URN:
    14835
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:57:00 / 01:57:59:00
    Canister:
    EP 077

Comments (1)

  1. James Cowan says

    II believe there is an error in the description of this movie. It is not Cardiff Docks, but Newport Docks that are shown from 3:30 onwards. The film is looking at the town of Newport from the Transporter Bridge on the River Usk. The cabling to the bridge can clearly be seen at 3:35 and the landscape in the distance is clearly of the hills surrounding Newport.

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