STROMNESS REPAIR BASE AND FLOATING DOCK

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Animals
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Fish and fishing
  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: STROMNESS REPAIR BASE AND FLOATING DOCK

Reference number: 3540

Date: 1950*

Director: [filmed by M.B. Christie]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.00 mins

Description: Shots of vessels in docks and the processing of whales in South Georgia. Passengers disembarking from a propellor plane at Turnhouse Airport. Ref. 3537-3549.

See also ref. 3537, 3539, 3541, 3543, 3545, 3546, 3549.

Shotlist: STROMNESS REPAIR BASE AND FLOATING DOCK shots of vessels in docks (0.50) shots of men sitting round table at a meal, on board a vessel (1.19) Wild Life in S. Georgia c/u seals and penguins (2.39) Processing the Whales at Leith Harbour Shore Station [S. Georgia] shot of whale carcass being towed to shore by small motor boat (3.10) whale carcass being brought onto shore to processing plant and being cut up (5.54) Back to Bonnie Scotland shots of propellor plane, British European Airways [BEA] landing and passengers disembarking at [Turnhouse?] airport, being met by families (7.53)