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The Docker

Series

Series Name
Looking At Britain

Issue

Issue No.
13
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Docker

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 1
Summary
COI synopsis: London dockworkers pictured against daily activities at the Port of London. The film shows something of the pride taken by the docker in his work and in his native River Thames; the kind of duties he is called upon to perform amidst the busy life of commerce, ships and cargoes, and the social and welfare services available to him and his family.
Keywords
Ships and boats; Business and commerce
Written sources
COI Catalogue Cards [BFI National Archive]
Films From Britain Catalogue   1964-65, p 167. Used for synopsis.
COI Reference
MI 920/13
Credits:
Sponsor
Central Office of Information (COI)
Sponsor
Colonial Office
Production Co.
Kinocrat Films Ltd

This series is held by:

Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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nonfictioncurators@bfi.org.uk
For commercial/footage reuse enquiries:
footage.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
http://collections-search.bfi.org.uk/web
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7580 7503
Address
21 Stephen Street
London W1T 1LN
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).
Series held
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