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    Vauxhall and Ford cars being loaded onto ships for export.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Loading cars for export - Vauxhalls and Fords - at Southend Road, Tilbury (Essex), Luton (Bedfordshire) and Surrey Docks (London).

    C/U notice in Vauxhall window reading: "For Export". C/U export notice in window of Vauxhall, pan round to line of Vauxhalls. Various shots cars driving along South End Road to Tilbury. L/S line of cars outside Tilbury docks. Various shots cars drive aboard Tank Landing Craft. M/S bows of the "Empire Celtic" ship, pan round to Vauxhalls boarding the landing craft.

    M/S gate man checking cars out of factory. M/S driver getting into car. Various shots cars leaving factory. Various shots Ford cars being fixed into sling and hauled aboard boat. L/S car being dropped into hold of ship. M/S Vauxhall cars driving towards tank landing craft. L/S Vauxhalls driving aboard. C/U window of Vauxhall with sign reading: "Vauxhall Velox". Car drives away onto boat. Elevated shot of cars boarding boat. M/S stern of "Empire Celtic", pan round to cars boarding. L/S stern of "Empire Celtic", pan round to cars boarding. L/S cars boarding, taken from inside ship. L/S same as No. 28. Tracking shot behind Vauxhall. C/U name of boat "Empire Celtic".

    Date given on old record is 09/11/1948.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:30:00 / 01:21:01:00
    UN 2039 G

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