• Short Summary

    Straddle Carriers are new way of lifting and moving containers at docks.

  • Description

    No title. Cargo carrying speeded up by straddle carriers, Tilbury docks, Essex.

    L/S straddle carrier - looks like massive table on wheels - moves away from camera. L/S straddle carrier driving around dock area. L/S ditto. L/S ship at dock. Panning shot to straddle carrier waiting on quayside. Angle shot crane which lifts containers from ship to dock. L/S as crane lowers container to dock. L/S ditto. M/S straddle carrier moving over container. Angle shot ditto. L/S the carrier over container. C/U bolts on carrier fasten onto container. C/U as straddle carrier lifting container. L/S ditto. Panning shot as carrier moves away, carrying the container.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2053.19
    Media URN:
    56638
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:18:00 / 01:34:29:00
    Canister:
    68/25

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