Citizens Of No Mean City 1925

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    Item title reads - "Citizens of no mean city!". Pathe Gazette presents new and exclusive views of Liverpool taken during Civic Week by special permission. Lancashire (now Merseyside).

    L/S of the Liver building from the river Mersey. M/S as the camera pans up to the clock and bird at the top. The camera pans slowly down it again and across the city. We see the cathedral and landmarks. M/S through an arch of people walking along. M/S of the people stood on the balcony of a high building, the camera pans across and down to the roundabout and the people underneath.

    A tram drives along and people walk about, the camera pans up to a big ship in the dock and the river beyond. L/S of more ships in the dock, the camera pans across to people stood on the balcony pointing at the ships. M/S as the camera pans down over the city to buildings below and to children standing on the balcony. The camera pans across the city again and down to people on balcony looking up.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/10/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    19893
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    426.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:44:00 / 02:04:29:00
    Canister:
    G 1235
    Sort Number:
    G 1235
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    1964 The World Listened Liverpool Museums - Race and Liverpool woolton1 liver Quince Films Liverpool Docks DD Liverpool History on Film British docks
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