HOME AND AWAY NO. 19

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Places:

  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Construction and engineering
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Power resources

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Series:

  • Home and away

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: HOME AND AWAY NO. 19

Reference number: 1528

Date: 1960c

Director: d. Phil Dennis

Sponsor: Babcock and Wilcox (Steam) Ltd.

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

Sound: sound

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 14.29 mins

Description: One of a series of 20 films made for Babcock and Wilcox between 1954 and 1961, it illustrates the firm's involvement with atomic power and their construction of a reactor pressure vessel at Hickley Point Atomic Power Station and at Sizewell. Refs. 1517-1528.
[See also refs. 1517, 1518, 1519, 1520, 1521, 1522, 1525, 1526, 1527].

Credits: p. Cyril Randell
ed. Stan Hill

Shotlist: Credits (0.23); A film review of people and events, work and play, for members and friends of the Babcock and Wilcox family. Three of a kind. A story of atomic power progress. Shots of site of the Trawsfynydd nuclear power station under construction. Shots of a Babcock and Wilcox Goliath crane at work on site (1.53); Shots of Porthmadog industrial site as another Babcock and Wilcox crane unloads sea-borne cargo. Shots parts of Babcock and Wilcox built reactor pressure vessel. Shots installation and construction site (2.35); Hinkley Point atomic power station site during construction. Babcock and Wilcox boilers during installation of final parts and contingencies to ensure contamination free components (4.15); Shots inside reactor (4.32); General views site and buildings. Babcock cranes in operation. Goliath crane being dismantled (5.59); shots of Southwold lighthouse, and Moot hall in Aldeburgh on the Suffolk coast (6.20); Early construction of Sizewell atomic power station and general views of construction (8.16); Model of finished station. Shots of nearby village (8.38); Paisley pattern. Workforce leaving Babcock and Wilcox's Renfrew works (9.05); Works' bus driving to and through Paisley streets (9.21); Shots of Paisley Abbey, exterior and interior. Shots of old engravings of Paisley (10.32); Statue of Robert Tannahill, poet (10.40); Castle Street, Paisley, and birthplace of Robert Tannahill (10.51); Shots of Paisley shawls (11.28); Exteriors of J & P Coats thread mills (11.37); Town Hall, Memorial Church Observatory, museum, Paisley Technical College. Shots of construction of college extension (12.16); Shots of Babcock and Wilcox training department. Apprentices undergoing practical instruction at machines (12.42); Shots old Paisley tenements and demolition site nearby (13.14); New flats at Coral Street. Children play (13.27); Shots from hill across to Glenburn and Foxbar. Shots of new schemes there (13.59); Shot across to town centre and tracking shot of High Street, Paisley (14.19); End credits (14.29).