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  • Short Summary

    A new ferry for use on the River Mersey is launched.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Birkenhead's new ferryboat. The 'Bidston' costing £40,000. launched by Mrs D J Clarke."

    Location unclear.

    Various shots as Mrs Clarke swings a bottle of champagne against the side of a new ferry boat bound for use in Birkenhead, Merseyside.

    The ship moves off down the slip way and into the water.

    Shots of launch party watching ship.

    Shots of the 'Bidston' in the River.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    693.38
    Media URN:
    5375
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/01/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:41:00 / 01:52:28:00
    Canister:
    33/5

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