• Short Summary

    Chancellor of the Exchequer Hugh Gaitskell switches off the rolling steel mill at Port Talbot.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Port Talbot. Giant Steel Works Ready".

    Abbey Works, Margam, Port Talbot, Wales.

    GV Pan works under construction. GV Interior under construction.

    SV Towards and pan Chancellor of the Exchequer Hugh Gaitskell arriving. VS of men working in iron foundry. SV Towards Gaitskell and party walking through foundry. VS Iron and steel works. CU Gaitskell wearing dark glasses looking on. CU molten metal. SV Elevated Gaitskell walking up to panel to start rolling mill. CU Gaitskell at panel. VS of rolling steel mill at work.

    (Orig. & Dupe.Negs.) Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1465.07
    Media URN:
    47793
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:59:00 / 01:12:06:00
    Canister:
    51/58

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