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Covered Shipyards

Series

Series Name
Living Tomorrow

Issue

Issue No.
83
Date Released
1971
Length of issue (in feet)
490
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Covered Shipyards
  2. 2Friendly Computer
  3. 3Wordmaster

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 3
Summary
COI synopsis: At a time when ship builders everywhere are trying to make headway against the strong tide of recession, the world’s first indoor shipyard at Appledore in Devon is completing enough vessels on a production line basis to give the profit margins a healthy buoyancy.
Keywords
Ships and boats; Science and technology; Industry and manufacture
Written sources
COI Microfilm Roll 49 [BFI National Archive]   Used for synopsis
COI Reference
MI 1458/83
Credits:
Sponsor
Central Office of Information (COI)
Sponsor
Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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Web
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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
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Address
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Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
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