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Film Number

1160

Title

GLENGARRY TOPICAL NEWS No 17

Producer

Preston Brothers

Date

1934

Gauge

16mm

Colour

b/w

Sound

silent

Running Time

15 mins 26 secs

Description

Local newsreel - includes items on the 'New World Wonder Tunnel' in Merseyside, March 31st 1934; Manchester City football team is welcomed home after winning the FA cup at Wembley - includes scenes at North Edgeley Station and Piccadilly Square - A royal visit to Manchester and Liverpool, July 17th / 18th, 1934. King George V is greeted by large crowds as he opens the new Central Reference Library in Manchester and the new East Lancashire Road in Liverpool. The newsreel concludes with shots of Stockports floral tributes.
[The preservation of this film was funded by a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.]