City And Sea Wedded 1928

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    Item title reads - City and sea "wedded". LIVERPOOL Picturesque ceremony of "marriage" between City of Liverpool and River Mersey - the mainspring of the "City Seaport's Greatness" - marks climax of great civic week. Lancashire (now Merseyside).

    M/S as the camera pans across city officials and Lord Mayor, Margaret Bevan, walking down the road followed by a boat pulled by horses. Sea cadets and crowds of people stand at the side. Naval personnel march up the street behind the boat. M/S of officials on a balcony, a man holds a large ring, swings it backwards and forwards, and tosses it into the Mersey. M/S as a large wreath is thrown into the river. The Lord Mayor inspects a line of sailors.

    Intertitle - 'Thousands of citizens visited the mighty "Rodney" built on the Merseyside, after she had berthed in vast Gladstone Dock, the largest in the world.'

    L/S of the Rodney, various shots as it sails up to Gladstone Dock. Various shots of the sailors onboard. M/S from the front, it has other smaller boats around it.

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    Cataloguer:
    Emma
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    35120
    Sort Number:
    G 1541
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:29:00 / 01:41:05:00
    Canister:
    G 1541
    Film ID:
    744.24
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1928
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