Westernport - Australia
Westernport - Australia
- Release Date: 1st January 1960
- Asset ID: 800429
- Synopsis: A narrated programme about the refinery at Western Port, Australia. Covers the construction of the refinery, local farmers, sheep shearing, cherry picking, chicken factory workers and first arrival of oil from the 'British Power' tanker from Kuwait.
- Shotlist: 00:03:00 Caption 'Westernport Australia'. CUs the seashore. WS a field with trees and horses. CU plaque to commemorate George Bass' discovery of Westernport. WS the monument with plaque. Map of Australia. Aerial shot of Westernport. WS pan across bush land to man driving construction machine. GVs of the machine being driven. 00:04:31 WS machine being driven at an angle across wedge of earth. CU of wheels of machine. CU of digger moving soil. CU GVs of machine. WS digger moving soil, camera pans R to flat surface which has been laid. WS machine driving around circular surface. CUs of machine's wheels. WS of flat surface. Aerial shots over river, fields and sea around Westernport. Aerial shot across town of Hastings. Aerial shot over tankers. CU two men lifting a metal basket out of the sea to study samples. CU man pouring water out of bucket. CUs man studying samples left at the bottom of the bucket. WS engineers working on steel girders. CUs diggers picking up rocks. WS men working on the harbour. 2S men pulling ropes attached to white column. WS man working on girder. WS men levelling surface of harbour. WS of harbour from sea. 00:07:22 CUs man welding. WS man using small instrument on pipe. 2S men pouring black liquid over pipe. WS pipe being placed into trench. Aerial shot over farmland. GVs people picking fruit from trees. CU cherries being poured into a wooden box. WS combine harvesters in field. CU bale of hay falls off the back of a combine harvester. CU man shearing sheep. Man puts wool into a pile. CU of battery chickens. Skinned chickens hanging upside down in a factory. WS packed chickens on a conveyor belt. GVs men welding. CUs of steel wall panels being lifted up to crude oil storage tank and fitted. WS two men hammering. GVs of men working doing construction work. CU semi-naked men get into a white VW van. WS cars leaving refinery. CU of two men in front seat of van. WS of van driving along road and passengers. CU of passenger. GVs of men in a pub. CUs of pints of beer. CUs of cash machine. 00:10:50 GVs of process area in refinery. CUs of men working. WS pan from process area to control unit with men working. WS of men in control centre. MS man painting. MSs bricklayers. View of process area floor from POV high building, camera pans up cylinder and men working at the top. GVs of workmen. Man welding. WS men working. LA CUs of steel structures from inside process area. CU sheet of metal with holes being carried. Silhouette of process area with workmen. Man sandblasting storage tank. CU oil storage tanks. WS storage tanks with chimney in BG. Aerial shot over jetty. Aerial shot over tanker, British Power. CU of British Power. Captain and officer looking out to dock from inside tanker. WS tanker approaching harbour. CU of tanker with flags. Aerial shot over sea with view of jetty and tanker. CU tanker approaches port. CU tanker touches shock absorbing dolphin and man crouches down with long pole to guide ship. WS man throws rope overboard and two men at port berth the ship. CU pan of steel poles from the tanker. CU of man. Men guide pipes on the tanker to unload the oil. LA WS of row of pipes. CU of tanker from inside operations building. WS two men in operations building. Man turns on automatic controls. CU of man. CU of gauge. 00:16:02 WS tanker next to jetty, camera pans L to refinery. Trav LA CU looking up to tubes of refinery. Aerial shot over refinery. LS of refinery. WS of administration block of refinery. View from inside administration block. WS of storage tanks. Aerial shot over storage tanks and refinery. CU from inside refinery. LA shot looking up pole with flame at the top, camera pans to CU of flame with caption 'BP'. 00:17:43 END.
- Production Company: None
- Licensing Restrictions: None
- Viewing Restrictions: Public
- Format: BetaSP_Small
- Alternative Language Notes: None