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Liverpool, England: G Side V Cotton Exchange building. GV Ditto - top of building pan down to bottom. SV Pan Lord Woolton & Lord Derby arriving. SV Pan Mr. Selwyn Lloyd & Lord Mayor arriving. GTV Int. Barnes speaking. GV Barnes speaking. (Nat.sd.) SV Ditto:) (Nat.sd.) Dubbing scenes, CU Selwyn Lloyd & Side V Spectators on balcony listening. GTV Lord Derby about to speak. GV Lord Derby speaks:-(Nat.sd.) SV Ditto:- (Nat.sd.) GTV Traders enter ring. SV Lord Derby picks up bell & rings it. GTV Ditto. TV Crowd applaud. SBV President, Mr. Kentish Barnes & Vice-President, Mr. John Coney, struck first deal, pan to priceboard. STV Traders bargaining. Closer V Ditto. GV Traders in ring. STV Traders completing deal. GBV Traders in ring. GV Cotton Exchange building.
SOUND EFFECTS. GV President, Mr. Kentish Barnes speaking:- "For after thirteen years of silence it is today that Lord Derby has so kindly come here to reopen this famous worldwide trading market." (applause) SV... "In these most troublesome days when every effort is being made to settle differences by peaceful methods I am convinced that good trade relations between countries brings peaceful/relationship./ It is essential that we should have free markets when you have good, free and confident trade you have prosperity, where you have prosperity you have a happy & contended community & where you have that it will go a very long way in helping to establish a happy & more/peaceful world."/
GV Lord Derby speaks:- "It was long as 184 years ago that Joshua Hope a Liverpool trader gave up his business to concentrate entirely in buying cotton on commission for Manchester's merchants. In doing this he became the first cotton broker, & the Liverpool Market was born."
SV Lord Derby continues:- "Mr. President, I will now ask you to invite the traders into the ring."
Economics; Personalities - Politicians; Ceremonies - Opening; Frederick James Marquis Woolton, 1st Baron Woolton (1883-1964), Edward John Stanley, 18th Earl of Derby (1918-1994), Post-War; Industries, Trades and Crafts; John Selwyn Brooke Selwyn-Lloyd, Baron Selwyn-Lloyd (1904-1978), Great Britain
HAWKINS, GEMMELL, HUBBARD
SPECIAL FOR LIVERPOOL & MANCHESTER ONLY
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