Queen Opens New Dock 1962

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    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    LS. Liverpool pilot boat in dock. MS. Pilot boat in the dock, bedecked with flags and the crew are busy preparing for Queen's visit. MS. Members of the crew lined up on deck. MCU. Cabin boy waving. Various shots of the crowds at dock waiting for Queen Elizabeth. MS. Granada television cameraman at his camera. Various shots of the large cargo ships around the new dock. LS. Cargo ships off shore. Various shots of kilted pipe band entertaining spectators at dock. Various shots as car arrives at dock and Queen Elizabeth II gets out and is presented with bouquet. The Queen makes her way towards glass wall to open the new dock. MS. Through glass, of Queen making opening speech and performs the opening ceremony. Various shots around dock after opening ceremony and pilot ship moves up into position. MS. Queen walking across dock and up gangplank of pilot boat. Various shots of the pilot boat touring dock passing large cargo ships. MSU. Queen walking down gangplank. MS. Queen climbs into waiting car.


    Date found in the old record - 14/12/1962.

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    British Pathé
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    01:13:39:00 / 01:19:45:00
    UN 3692 B
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    UN 3692 B
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