From the Ford plant at Campbellfield, Victoria the first shipment of 27 Australian built Falcons and Fairmonts arrived in London docks today.
LS. Ford car on crane from ship to jetty.
MCU. Crane driver.
Various shots of car in hold and being lifted out to shore.
BCU. Dock worker signalling to crane driver.
MS. Ship's name aft - the PIPJRIKI, registered Plymouth, New Zealand.
CU. Label on window of car.
MCU. Car being manhandled by dock workers out of sling.
MS. Ship's name forward.
CU. Location of Albert Dock name plate on gate.
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Background: From the Ford plant at Campbellfield, Victoria the first shipment of 27 Australian built Falcons and Fairmonts arrived in London docks today.
Although a comparatively young industry, the Australian car makers are now making a firm bid for export markets around the world.
Commonwealth trade preferences will give British buyers a price advantage with these right-hand drive cars of approximately GBP200 over the United States built versions.