• Short Summary

    Queen Mother visits Liverpool.

  • Description

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    CU. Pan, Queen Mother's car moves away from Allerton Station, Liverpool. GV. Crowds waving. GV. Interior, Queen Mother walking along in rubber company of Dunlop at Speke. SV. Group of workers looking on. SV. Queen Mother looking at golf and tennis balls. CU. Table where men sort valve rubber fitters. Hands sorting things over, pan up to Queen Mother talking to one of them. These men are blind. GV. Queen Mother shakes hands with blind man. CU. Workers looking on. SV. Miss Peggy Roberts-Shaw shows Queen Mother a pedometer that is attached to her leg - she apparently walks twelve miles a day testing shoes. CU. Workers looking on. GV. Towards, Queen Mother leaves the factory and the workers wave to her and applaud.

    SV. People looking on as Queen Mother arrives for unveiling tablet at William Brown Library. GV. As she walks towards for unveiling ceremony. GV. People looking on. SV. The Queen Mother pulls cord and curtains fall apart to reveal tablet. CU. Tablet "William Brown Library 1857-1957 - This plaque was unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother on June 25th 1957 to mark the commencement of the rebuilding of the bombed Brown Library as part of the celebrations of its Centenary and of the 750th anniversary of Liverpool's first charter from King John". CU. Queen Mother in car as she leaves, waving to crowd.

    AS. Liverpool Cathedral. AS. Queen Mother going up steps to go in, pan to crowd waving. SV. Towards, as Queen Mother makes to Cathedral, accompanied by officials. AS. Architecture over doorway where she goes in, pan down to doorway. GV. Crowds waiting outside, waving. LV. Queen Mother comes down steps of the Cathedral to leave.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:07:00 / 01:12:40:00

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