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Workmen clear the site for the new Grant’s distillery by blowing up the buildings of a war-time munitions factory. (clip) 
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Title: GIRVAN DISTILLERY, the
Reference number: 3152
Sponsor: [ Wm. Grant Distillers Limited]
Production company: [ Anvil Films]
Running time: 13.41 mins
Description: The construction of Grant's Distillery at Girvan in Ayrshire. As deadlines slipped, workmen were rewarded with a bottle of Grant's for "a job done fast and well".
Shotlist: Title (0.07) shots of fishing boats coming into Girvan harbour (0.40) shot of Penwhapple reservoir (0.52) derelict site of a munitions factory where new Grants Distillery to be built (1.25) chimneys and buildings on site being blown up, site being cleared with diggers etc. and buildings being demolished (2.33) construction work of new distillery; men positioning steel skeleton of building; elevated shots over framework (5.38) shots of internal structure, tanks; bricks being laid; shots of site after rain, c/u boots walking through mud; scaffolding over brick structure; unfinished grain silo; water tank (8.22) shot of Charles Grant Gordon laughing with workmen on site (8.45) construction work continued (9.09) guests on opening day, including the young children of Charles Grant Gordon (9.41) ext. of new distillery (9.58) ints. control room with man at control panel (10.10) shots of maize and malt in mashtuns (11.16) fermenting vessels (11.42) shots of the controls for the stills (12.38) barrels being filled with whisky (12.56) exts. Grants Distillery (13.41)
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