Full record for 'HOME AND AWAY NO. 10'

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  • Renfrewshire


  • Construction and engineering
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Power resources


  • Sponsored


  • Home and away


  • 1960s


Reference number: 1520

Date: 1956c

Director: d. Peter Ward

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: 15 mins

Description: One of a series of 20 films made for Babcock and Wilcox (Steam) Ltd. between 1954 and 1961. Featuring their Cyclone furnace for firing coal at work; the Renfrew staff association magazine going to press and staff and their families boarding the "holiday special" steam train to Blackpool and Morecambe. Refs. 1517-1528.
[See also refs. 1517, 1518, 1519, 1521, 1522, 1523, 1524, 1525, 1526, 1527, 1528].

Credits: p. Cyril Randell
ed. Terry Twigg

Shotlist: Censor's certificate (0.10); Credits. A film review of people and events, work and play, for members and friends of the Babcock and Wilcox family. Golf links with steam (0.40); Babcock and Wilcox Renfrew Club golf section playing in the rain. General views of golfers on course (1.17); Shots inside Dunlop golf ball factory at Speke, Liverpool. General views manufacturing processes (2.18); Shots of boiler house with Babcock boilers (2.32); More shots of the manufacture of golf balls (4.13); The cyclone. Exterior of power station (4.39); Shots of Babcock and Wilcox's Cyclone furnace for firing coal inside power station (5.19); Shots of Cyclone construction in Renfrew works (5.35); Cyclone installed in power station (6.03); Research labs at Renfrew (7.02); Going to press. The editor of "The Circular" (Renfrew staff association magazine) tours Renfrew departments picking up stories. Shot of editor as he talks to secretary of the Tennis section (7.50); Editorial meeting to discuss future issue (8.07); Editor and photographer interview the superintendent of the plating shop. Shots of magazine production in Cheney printing works in Banbury; composing room, printing press, folding machine and covers of finished issue (11.01); Holiday special. Shots of station as "holiday special" steam locomotive is boarded by Babcock and Wilcox staff and their families bound for Blackpool and Morecambe (11.45); Shot inside train of passengers. Shots from train (12.36); Arriving at the station in Blackpool (12.42); Shots of prom, pier, and beach at Blackpool. Children on beach donkeys, beach scenes, ice cream van (14.07); General views of holiday makers on prom (14.25); Blackpool illuminations. Inside amusement arcade, night scenes (15.01); The End (15.09)

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