• Short Summary

    From the Ford plant at Campbellfield, Victoria the first shipment of 27 Australian built Falcons and Fairmonts arrived in London docks today.

  • Description


    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.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8F2V91SX9Z1HHS6E9BLJZIK9
    Media URN:
    VLVA8F2V91SX9Z1HHS6E9BLJZIK9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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