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  • Short Summary

    Liverpool celebrates the seven hundredth anniversary of grant of charter by King John.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Liverpool Civic Week. Famous City and Port celebrates seven hundredth anniversary of grant of Charter by King John".

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    M/S of men in ceremonial robes leading procession out of entrance to large civic building (the city hall?). Behind them walk the mayor and mayoress of Liverpool, they are followed by more dignitaries.

    M/S of mayor unveiling sign on a post - looks like copy of charter. A man in a judge's wig and cloak steps forward to read from a scroll.

    Story resumes after insertion of spacing at 01: 09:24.

    Intertitle reads: "Liverpool Civic Week". More spacing. Intertitle: "Civic Week Celebrations Continued. Dedication to World's largest organ in the Cathedral".

    Various shots dignitaries, some in robes and carrying maces, entering the Cathedral. L/S of cathedral.

    Intertitle reads: "Lord Mayor of Liverpool and 40 Lancashire & Cheshire Mayors tour the Docks".

    M/S of ship leaving dock, lots of dignitaries stand on deck. M/S of group of mayors on deck. Point of view shot from ship as passes part of docks. Night shot of tram decorated in lots of flashing light bulbs. L/S of tram driving down road.

    Cuts exist - see separate record for details.
    Note: see separate record for LIVERPOOL CIVIC WEEK (version 1 of 2).

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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:
    01:08:27:00 / 01:11:17:00
    G 1339

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