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Title: INVERGORDON SMELTER, the
Reference number: 2216
Director: d. Oscar Marzaroli
Sponsor: Films of Scotland and the British Aluminium Co. Ltd.
Production company: Ogam Films
Running time: 20 mins
Description: The conception and construction of the aluminium smelter at Invergordon.
comm.w. Pat Bowman
comm.s. Derek Cooper
ph. Martin Singleton
ed. Pat Higson, Brian Crumlish
Shotlist: Title (.06) pan shot of Cromarty Firth (.16) views of Invergordon streets (.28) shots of Inverbreckie farm; buildings and fields (.48) shots of the various early stages of construction work on the jetty at Saltburn (6.27) pan shot of a lorry on the road carrying a load of aluminium conductor bars (6.49) long aluminium bars are cold-formed into shape (7.30) the shaped buzz bars are welded into position (7.40) further shots of the jetty under construction (8.14) cells of the smelter are put in position (9.16) shots at the quayside; the SS Richard delivers raw materials to Invergordon (9.53) exterior shot Sir William Strath, chairman of BA greets Gordon Campbell, Secretary of State for Scotland (10.19) a party of dignitaries and executives tour the plant before its opening (10.55) the Secretary of State for Scotland leaves by helicopter (11.34) general shots of smelter plants ext. (11.48) int. smelter control room (12.01) the buzz bar assemblies beneath the cell rooms (12.06) ext. pan of smelter plant (12.35) various stages in the production of aluminium (19.08) aerial views of the smelter plant (19.57) ecs (20.30)
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