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  • Short Summary

    Lady Salvidge opens Liverpool's new improved power station.

  • Description

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Title reads: "Britain's biggest. Lady Salvidge, by moving lever a few inches, increases capacity of Liverpool's mammoth power station to 100,000 kilowatts".

    M/S of the interior of power station; lots of machines with cogs, wheels and levers. Lady Salvidge, with a party of dignitaries, inspects machines. She passes her bouquet to nearest man and bends down to lift a small lever on machine. A man in boiler suit enters and turns a large wheel vigorously, one of dignitaries in foreground starts three cheers.

    Various shots of pipes and boilers around station. Panning shot of Lady S. and dignitaries seated around a piece of machinery. A man stands to give speech. The Mayor then speaks. M/S of another man speaking, he presents Lady S. (standing beside him) with a glass dish. Another man gives a speech. Panning shot of crowd looking over railings of large balcony. More shots of pipes and machinery.

    Note: according to issue sheet a yellow tinted nitrate print of this item exists.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    540.16
    Media URN:
    25949
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:23:00 / 01:39:08:00
    Canister:
    G 1315

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