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  • Short Summary

    Civic week in Liverpool is opened by the Lord Mayor of the city.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Liverpool civic week. Official opening by Lord Mayor with state ceremony. Merseyside.

    M/S as the Lord Mayor's carriage comes to a halt. M/S of him reading a speech from a piece of paper, C/U of his face as he does this. M/S of the Lord Mayor and a boy scout placing a flag in the ground, C/U of the flag, it says '1715' and has a picture of a bird in the middle. M/S of the Lord Mayor waving and getting back into his carriage.

    M/S from above of little boys in sailor suits giving flowers to the Lord Mayor. Various good shots of a fashion parade with ladies modelling fur coats on the deck of a ship. M/S of a woman with a model ship for a hat and a model of the world around her middle, a little boy and girl stand at the side. M/S of the ladies modelling the coats and gowns again. M/S of the Lord Mayor reading, M/S as he gets out of his carriage. M/S of men in uniform playing trumpets at the side of the road.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:58:06 to the end of the item, the cuts of the ladies modelling appear to be from 'Liner Fashion Parade' in G1232 on *PM0426*.

    A yellow tinted version exists.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:11:00 / 01:59:33:00
    G 1231

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