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  • Short Summary

    New British Railways continental fright depot opened.

  • Description

    Hither Green, London.

    Elevated long shot of the exterior of depot. Various shots showing lines of Dover Dunkirk railway. Various shots of train at entrance to depot. Various shots of fork lift trucks unloading pallet loaded crates from rail stock. Various shots of the men unloading pallets onto lorry for market distribution. LS. Fork lift truck unloading. Shots of the crates of non perishable foods, of preserved cherries and Tunis dates. Various shots of the warehouse. Various shots of the truck which sweeps up refuse from the warehouse floor. MS. Sacks of vegetables piled high. LS. Train comes towards along track. Various shots as trucks are shunted in. Exterior shots British Railways Continental Freight Depot. Various interior shots of the warehouse showing lorries being loaded and fork lift trucks unloading from trucks. MS. & LS. Lorry loaded up leaves the depot.

    (Mute. Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 13/10/1960.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:18:00 / 01:35:07:00
    UN 3431 A

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  1. Unknown user says

    "Fork lift truck unloading" - it's one of the Coventry Climax "Universal" range of forklift trucks.

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