HOME AND AWAY NO. 2

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Title: HOME AND AWAY NO. 2

Reference number: 1517

Date: 1955 - 1959*

Sponsor: Babcock and Wilcox (Steam) Ltd

Production company: Technical and Scientific Films in assoc. with Film Producers Guild

Sound: sound

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 17.16 mins

Description: One of a series of 20 films made for Babcock and Wilcox (Steam) Ltd. between 1954 and 1961. It illustrates the use of Babcock and Wilcox boilers for steam ships, and includes footage of pay day and workers leaving their Renfrew works.

See also ref. 1518, 1519, 1520, 1521, 1522, 1525, 1526, 1527, 1528

Shotlist: No credits. [End section HOME AND AWAY NO 20? *1959] Bon Voyage "Windsor Castle". Shot of passenger liner "Windsor Castle" in the fitting out dock at Southampton as finishing touches are put to the vessel for her maiden voyage. General views interiors (3.09); Shots of Babcock boilers in engine room (3.50); Liner sails out on her maiden voyage down the Mersey (4.28); [Credits missing HOME AND AWAY NO. 2. 1955] Who Goes Home? Men leaving Babcock and Wilcox's Renfrew works at end of shift (4.57); A few men wait for a tram (5.21); Trams pull up at stop (5.35) Buses leaving SMT garage, map of route in and out of Renfrew (6.21); Buses waiting on men at end of shift (6.36); Renfrew vehicle and passenger ferry pulls up at ramp. Queues waiting to board (6.56); South Renfrew station. Shot of Mr Graham the Stationmaster. Packed train pulls in and works' employees pour out onto platform, some while the train is moving (7.39); Tram inspector at crossroads near the Babcock and Wilcox Renfrew works, checks time of passing tram. General views of passengers (8.19); Trams waiting at works. Shots from tram as it turns corner from works into main road (9.02); Shots workers transport committee in session (10.08); Montage of previous transport sequences (10.40); A car drives up and offers a lift to the few men waiting for tram [as at (5.21)] (10.54); Glancing back to 1954. "SS Clan Robertson" in Firth of Clyde on trials (11.37); "Clan MacLeod" cargo vessel being loaded with fusion welded drum (11.52); - Incomplete - [End section HOME AND AWAY NO 4 1955] Operation Payday. Wages for Renfrew works being taken by car from bank in Glasgow (12.25); Shots of shop floor in Renfrew works. Employee on piece work takes work slip along to timekeeper (13.12); Clerkesses processing "Hollerith" wage cards (14.10); Cars en route from bank to works. Money is put into company safe in works (15.16); Employee given wage slip. Shots as wages department make up wage packets. Despatch boxes taken to various departments for pay out. Workmen receiving their pay (17.03); ecs (17.16)