Reel 5. "But from the ruins rose a new and greater city." Liverpool Post-war Development Committee set about rebuilding the city. C/U of a large sign outside Kirkby - City of Liverpool Housing Estate. Various shots of building work, construction. Kirkby Industrial Estate. Plan to encourage new industries...more
Footage of the docks and landing stage being built in London, by 1930 it will be able to house the world's biggest liners.
People at quayside.
Shots of half-built ship in dry dock at large shipyard, possibly in Liverpool.
Deserted Yarrow shipyard.
Various shots of men working on shipyard.
Refugees disembark from ship 'Toscana'.
Men moving sacks with 'Ciment Fondu' on them in hull of ship. Timber hoisted.
Dock workers at work, cranes at work and ships in docks - London.