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    Princess Elizabeth and Prince Phillip tour various sites in Liverpool, and conduct opening ceremonies

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    SLATE INFORMATION: The Royal Visit to Lancashire

    ENGLAND: Merseyside: Liverpool:

    CATHEDRALS. Good shot of Liverpool Cathedral as Princess Elizabeth with Philip opens the carved Central Door. Very good shots of stained-glass windows in Cathedral

    DUKE OF EDINBURGH With Elizabeth when they open new lock in Liverpool's Waterloo Dock, aboard vessel Galatea. Vessel breaks ribbon and opening completed. Later, Princess opens carved Central door of Liverpool Cathedral. Huge cheering crowds outside

    PRINCESS ELIZABETH With Philip arrives in Waterloo Dock, Liverpool aboard steam tender Galatea to open new lock. Vessel breaks ribbon tied across entrance of lock and opening ceremony completed. Later, they visit other parts of the waterfront. Princess also opens new carved central door of Liverpool Cathedral

    FERRY BOATS. Good shot of ferry-boat crammed with people waving..(Actually boat passing Elizabeth and Philip aboard Galatea but good shot for library)

    LIVERPOOL Princess Elizabeth and Philip-aboard steam tender Galatea enter Liverpool's Waterloo Dock to open new lock. Makes visit of the waterfront. Good shot of ferry passing and people waving. Princess formally opens carved door of Liverpool Cathedral. Good shots of waiting crowds outside.

    MERSEYSIDE Philip and Elizabeth aboard steam tender Galatea enter Liverpool's Waterloo Dock for opening of the new lock. Vessel breaks the ribbon and opening ceremony completed. Royal couple inspect other parts of the long waterfront.

    SHIPPING Elizabeth and Philip aboard steam tender Galatea. for opening of new lock in Waterloo Dock, Liverpool

    Windows Good shots of stained-glass windows in Liverpool Cathedral when Elizabeth and Philip open new Carved Central Door.


    church, crowd, crowds, cheering, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, Queen Elizabeth, The Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh, Princess Elizabeth of York, The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, Philip Mountbatten RN, Prince Philippos of Greece and Denmark
    Background: Princess Elizabeth and Prince Phillip tour various sites in Liverpool, and conduct opening ceremonies

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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