• Short Summary

    Good footage of the Mersey ferry boats in Liverpool.

  • Description

    L/S Two ferry boats crossing the River Mersey, in Liverpool. C/U Bell of the Royal Iris pan down to tablet commemorating the fact the the ship took part in the raid on Zeebrugge in 1918. M/S of the shell pitted funnel of the Iris which is kept as a memorial of the raid.

    Various good shots of passengers going aboard, ferry casting off, and of the ship crossing the narrow stretch of water with skyline of Liverpool in background. C/U Ship's hooter blowing. MS Man feeding seagulls on quay. M/S Wake of ship. C/U Seaman on bridge at wheel.

    L/S's of engine room showing men at work, engines running. M/S Stokers. Various good shots of the ferry coming into dock at Liverpool and of the passengers going ashore. L/S of the Liver building with ferry in the foreground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1282.11
    Media URN:
    42775
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:57:00 / 01:21:35:00
    Canister:
    NSP 192

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