ERSKINE FERRY

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Places:

  • Dunbartonshire
  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Ships and shipping
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: ERSKINE FERRY

Reference number: 4511

Date: 1970

Director: filmed by Mr Tom Urie

Sound: sound

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.00 mins

Description: Journey on the Erskine car ferry. General views of the cars driving on and off the ferry and of the engine room. In the opening shot the Erskine bridge can be seen under construction.

Once the Erskine Bridge was open the ferry service ceased.

Shotlist: [Col] Gv of the Erskine bridge under construction. Ferry arriving at the ro-ro slip way. Cars driving off the ferry. Ferry moving away from the slip. Gv of the ferry taken from onboard. View of the ferry docking at the slip taken from onboard. Cars driving off the ferry. Men guiding the cars on the ferry. Some children can be seen on the slip. A long queue of traffic is waiting to board the ferry. Man selling tickets to the car owners. Shot of the Captain. [B/W] Gv of the engine mechanism. [Col] Ferry docking at the slip way and cars driving off. The End (6.00)