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    Liverpool builds a hall in Givenchy in memory of the 55th Division.

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    Title: "LIVERPOOL'S GIFT MEMORIAL HALL to Givenchy ... as Memorial to the Gallant 55th Division ... opened by Lord Mayor".

    M/S of a brass band of World War One veterans, some wearing their army helmets, marching through a village. M/S of a troop of French soldiers standing to attention, some senior officers and dignitaries inspect them. C/U of Stephen Walsh, M.P., Socialist Minister for War, standing next to a high ranking army officer and a Mayor (of Liverpool?).

    L/S of a crowd gathered around the entrance of the memorial hall where Walsh or one of the other dignitaries is giving a speech. M/S of various dignitaries gathered around the door of the hall while the mayor ceremonial opens the doors. C/U of the mayor playing the piano. M/S of the dignitaries and their wives parading past a crowd, the wives hold bouquets of flowers. Various shots of the dignitaries and their wives. C/U of the mayor and Walsh.

    Various shots of a rather chaotic parade led by soldiers on horseback, a man frantically tries to direct a crowd of children marching in front of the war veterans' brass band. More shots of the parade walking through the village. More shots of Walsh and the high ranking officers inspecting a troop of French soldiers. More shots of dignitaries and crowds gathering outside memorial hall. More C/Us of Walsh, mayor and high ranking officer. More shots of crowd listening to speeches outside memorial hall.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:55:00 / 01:17:34:00
    G 1125

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