SECTIONS OF THE HANDS OF VICTORY LEAVE THE MORRIS SINGER FOUNDRY, BASINGSTOKE, 26 MAY 1989 (TAPE 2) [Allocated Title]
Parts of the sculptures are loaded onto lorries at Morris Singer.
Further sections of hand are lowered onto a lorry. Interview with supervisor John and his colleague Steve, discussing the current load (which consists of a hilt, a quadrant of the hand and parts of the wrist, a total weight of 6.5 tons). The drivers, who are Polish, are facing a journey of some 10,000 kilometres lasting three weeks. Discussion of the first load, which was urgent and needed two drivers working in shifts to get the load to Iraq within two weeks. The importance of correct documentation is stressed, as the lorries will be going through several countries in Europe and the Middle East. Also mentioned is the increased workload of the foundrymen (eleven hour days).
Posed shots show discussions with the Polish driver. Final preparations of the lorry, which sets off. Meanwhile, another lorry is prepared.