Rent This in Our Time: The History of Liverpool (2008)

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1h 28min
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Available on DVD for the very first time, this historic Associated British Pathe documentary salutes and celebrates the city of Liverpool. A totally unique film history of Liverpool in the 20th Century, it sweeps from the Edwardian age through to the 1950s and brilliantly captures the changing streets, docks and landmarks of the city. Here the people of Liverpool, captured at work and at play, against the backdrop of an ever-changing city. Rare film records the giant pageant in Wavertree Park in 1907, shire horses on display in a bygone May Day Parade and a police parade in Sefton Park along with numerous royal visits and other special moments.
Liverpool endured two world wars, which would help to change it forever. The cameras recorded Liverpool men marching off to fight in the Great War, as well as the contribution made by the city’s docks and the men of the convoys in the Second World War.
DD Home Entertainment
British Films, Documentary
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Run Time:
88 minutes
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
B & W
  • Jubilee Liverpool: The military display to mark the king’s Silver Jubilee
  • Down Below The River: Film of the newly completed Mersey Tunnel
  • Their Majesties in Liverpool: A visit by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth
  • Mersey Ferry
  • King and Queen tour Mereseyside: A royal inspection of bomb damage in the city
  • Mr Churchill In The Lancashire
  • Tales of two submarines: The loss of the Thetis and Squalus
  • Liverpool and Bristol greet royal visitors
  • Liverpool: Queen Mother’s visit
  • Liverpool Anniversary Celebrations: The city celebrates its 750th anniversary as a borough
  • Nerves Of Steel: Breathtaking coverage of the construction of the Holt Building

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