New transport bridge which crosses the Mersey at Runcorn is demonstrated.
Story about a ferry which takes people across an expanse of water suspended in the air. It is the transport bridge which crosses the Mersey at Runcorn, Cheshire.
As many as 15,000 people a day can cross the river on this special moving platform. M/S of the platform approaching the camera. "As usual, the poor Cameraman has to climb to the top of the 190ft towers to get a good picture - " High angle shot from high on the bridge. Camera looks down as the transporter passes underneath. Various shots of the transporter in operation. View from the bridge of a ship passing underneath. Various shots of the bridge. Low angle shot looking at the bridge.
View on board the transporter. Men stand around smoking. M/S of cars driving off the transporter - others walk off. There is also a cute three wheeled cross between a motorcycle and a car.
Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 682.