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Ropner & Co., Shipbuilders, Stockton on Tees (1900)
Hometime for thousands of Teesside shipbuilders.
Non-Fiction 1900 3 mins Silent
This film was shown at Stockton-on-Tees' Exchange Hall, and Mitchell & Kenyon's advertising promised "magnificent animated pictures" of "10,000 Employees Leaving Stockton Shipyards." The filmmakers typically enticed their audiences with the prospect of seeing themselves on screen and for this reason they tried to include as many people in shot as possible, though there may not be 10,000 here...
Shipbuilding on Film - Professor Hugh Murphy
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