HOME AND AWAY NO. 18

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Places:

  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Power resources

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Series:

  • Home and away

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: HOME AND AWAY NO. 18

Reference number: 1527

Date: 1960c

Director: d. John Mallinson and Charles K French

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: 12.33 mins

Description: One of a series of twenty films made for Babcock and Wilcox (Steam) Ltd. between 1954 and 1961, it looks at the Scottish Gas Board Works at Westfields and ferries using Babcock and Wilcox steam engines. 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, 1526, 1528.

Credits: p. Cyril Randell
ed. Peter Cantor

Shotlist: Censor's certificate (.11); Credits (.41); A film review of people and events, work and play, for members and friends of the Babcock and Wilcox family. A grid for gas. Brief shot of gas lamp and gas cooker (.50); Exterior Scottish Gas Board works at Westfield, Fife (1.15); General views of interiors (1.44); Model of new system of boilers (ignafluid stoker fired system) and diagram (2.21); Shots of plant (3.01); Map of Scottish gas grid (3.30); Shot of gas pipe in field ready to be laid underground (3.40); Shots inside the foundry (4.05); Companies under canvas. Exterior of Dalguise House in Perthshire, camping HQ of the Scottish Association of Boys' Clubs (4.23); High shot over Babcock and Wilcox Renfrew works (4.26); Boys on camping holiday at Dalguise, hiking, building, rope bridges, etc. Shots of campside and playing fields (camping holiday organised by Scottish Industrial Sports Association) (7.33); Full steam ahead. Shots of cross-channel ferry backing into berth. (8.07); Passengers and cars disembark (8.33); General views of European cities: Paris, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, unidentified Rhineland town, Heidelberg (9.37); Shots of passengers boarding ferry "Lord Warden" at Dover (10.12); Shots of engine and propellers. Ferry pulls out of port (10.47); Passengers on deck, crew, dining room, bar (11.43); Engine room (12.24); ecs (12.33)