• Short Summary

    Dr McNair, new vice chancellor, is towed in brewery truck pulled by 50 students.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Liverpool"

    Merseyside.

    Liverpool University welcomes their new Vice Chancellor.

    Various shots of new Vice Chancellor sitting in the back of a brewery truck. The truck is being pulled to the University by 50 students. C/U of Professor Armstrong, the pro-chancellor. Various shots of Dr McNair arriving at University's Art Theatre. We see McNair enter the building, as he does so he is welcomed by the chancellor Lord Derby. Crowds of students in light-hearted mood are also there to greet Dr McNair.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    939.22
    Media URN:
    13985
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1937
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:58:00 / 01:18:28:00
    Canister:
    37/81

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Macnair" should read McNair (Arnold McNair). 3 mentions need changing, including tags.

    For confirmation, his Vice-Chancellorship of Liverpool Uni is mentioned on the following page......

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arno
    ld_McNair,_1st_Baron_McNair

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks jamied. Changes made.

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