Documentary looking at a day in the life of bin men in Belfast in 1976.
View down empty residential street with semi detached houses. View down entries. Boy delivering newspapers. Milkman. Binmen gathering on a street corner. City Council Techincal Services Department on Drumcrue Street. Man picking up rubbish truck for the Cregagh. Description of some of the jobs puller outer brings out bins from semi-detached houses - uses trolley, Headies brings bins to head of entry. Cross headies are where entries run into each other. View of interior of rubbish truck showing the worm that compacts the rubbish. Emptying bins. 10:20 School boy walking 11:44 Break for tea and sandwiches. Truck taken to dump off Shore Road on Drumcrue Street to be emptied. 14:07 Pan back from Harland and Wolff reclaimed land. Sea gulls. Scrap metal merchants search dump. 16:12 More empting bins. 16:50 City Council Inspector driving around in a mini. Talking on radio to another inspector on bicycle to deal with a complaint about a missing bin - goes to Willowholme Street.
The Squad Frank Moore, Tommy Douglas, Jimmy Fitzharris, Jimmy Kerr, Hughie Armstrong, John Lyttle, Joe Bryans, Charlie McKay, Voices JG Devlin, Joe McPartland, Camera Eric Pollen, Sound Peter Lindsay, Rod Guest, Film Editer Don O'Donovan, Assistant Valerie Murdoch, Producer Douglas Carson.
16mm, film, colour, sound