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Reference number: 1526

Date: 1959

Director: d. Peter Cantor

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: 10.00 mins

Description: One of a series of twenty films made for Babcock and Wilcox (Steam) Ltd. between 1954 and 1961, it features the Babcock and Wilcox tower crane involved in building the new sports stadium, Crystal Palace, London. Refs. 1517-1528.

The HOME AND AWAY series made for Babcock and Wilcox (Steam) Ltd. and distributed to local cinemas and community groups in the Paisley and Renfrew areas.

See also refs. 1517, 1518, 1519, 1520, 1521, 1522, 1525, 1527, 1528.

Credits: p. Cyril Randell
ed. Peter Cantor

Shotlist: Censor's certificate (.17); Credits (.42); A film review of people and events, work and play, for members and friends of the Babcock and Wilcox family. A modern skyhook. Pan across from a row of condemned terrace houses to block of modern flats. Shots of the Babcock tower crane (1.19); Construction of new sports stadium at Crystal Palace, London. General views of installation of tower crane on site (3.53); Shots of Dalmuir works of Babcock and Wilcox, crane manufacture shot (5.00); Shots of various construction sites with cranes at work (5.27); Dancing for delight. Stationary department Babcock and Renfrew works (6.01); Draughtsmen at desk, general views of drawing office (6.45); Clerkesses working in the accounts office (7.14); Some employees at Babcock and Wilcox's Scottish country dancing class (8.42); Country dance class members at Babcock and Wilcox annual sports day in Moorcroft Park, Renfrew giving demonstration. Shots of audience, including the Provost, and competitors in track events. More shots of the dancers (10.16); [Incomplete.]