The sights of Liverpool, including a rare glimpse of the docks from the Overhead Railway.
Full titles read: "Cities of Britain No. 2 - Liverpool - Described by Ald. Edwin Thompson. Lord Mayor of Liverpool."
Various shots of the city of Liverpool including the River Mersey, St George's Hall, Liverpool Cathedral on St. James' Mount (interior shown too), the Cotton Exchange, Town Hall, Liver Building. High angle L/S of trams on a kind of roundabout in the city. Various shots of the Mersey ferryboats; people coming off a ferry. The Cunard and Mersey Docks and Harbour Board buildings are seen from the river; a liner in dock. High angle view of the Liverpool Overhead Railway; great footage from the railway itself, going past Gladstone Dock (?). More footage of ships on the Mersey. Edwin Thompson tells us items of interest about the different sights.