Material relating to newsreel story "£5M Dock Opened" - 54/8.
Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Queen Mother Home" - 53/54.
NEW OIL DOCK OPENS
EASTHAM, Manchester Ship Canal.
GV. Pan the Tanker. "Velletia" in Eastham Lock (2 scenes) LV. Tugs pushing tanker into docks. SV. and CU. officers and bridge equipment in Wheelhouse (2 scenes) SV. Stern end of ship. SV. The Velletia steaming into new Lock scenes. LV. Guns firing in salute as ship enters pushing tanker into docks. Various shots of oil pipes and cranes. Local dignitaries including the mayor (?) are seen. This footage not in cut story.
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