• Short Summary

    Liverpool harbour opens new radar station.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "LIVERPOOL LOOKS AHEAD".

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Aerial view of Liverpool with Royal Liver Building in centre of screen. Several shots of dockside, ship tied up to jetty. The Liverpool estuary radar post with radar scanning aerial in centre of screen. Top of radar scanning aerial with scanner rotating. Nameplate over door to radar building reading 'Mersey Dock and Harbour Board Port Radar Station'. Port radar station operator seated in front of six console screens. Close up shot of a console screen with operator on left of frame. Incoming message being received. Interior of bridge of the ship 'Salvor' with recording operator in foreground sending out message. Close up shot of pilot on ship - he asks for his position and state of the Channel (natural sound). Top of shore radar scanner. Console screens inside shore radar installation, pan through to operator replying to ship. Close up shot of shore station monitory speaker. Bridge of Salvor receiving information. Bridge of the Salvor, slow pan to pilot. Port radar station with scanner aerial rising in centre of screen. Close up shot of top of aerial column with revolving scanner. General view of docks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:10:00 / 01:48:27:00

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