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BBC North West Regional Documentaries: Record Detail

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Accession Number

B404

Series Title

LOOK NORTH

Programme Title

TIME TO CHANGE GEAR?

Producer

Bob Mozley

Other Credits

Editor: Mike Mulliner; Director: Terry Wheeler; Camera: Arthur Selwood, Neil Higginson; Sound: Harold Parry, Kevin Roberts; Design: John Coleman; Presenter: Michael Delahaye

Transmission Date

26/08/75

 

colour , sound+mute+sep sd, 10 mins 34 secs

Synopsis

B404/1: BBC Reporter Michael Delahaye reports on the motor industry in the North West, which is under more pressure than ever before. Includes aerial and interior shots of Ford's Halewood factory, which began manufacturing cars in March 1963. There are shots of Ford workers assembling car parts and Ford spokesman, Terry Beckett, is briefly interviewed about the current depression in the car component industry. Rolls Royce cars are shown being test-driven abroad and a Rolls Royce spokesman is interviewed whilst driving about exports to Japan. Includes opening and closing title sequences showing traffic jams (titles incomplete). 10m34s

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