Mapping the City in Film

Old St John Market And Town Scenes

(Jim Gonzales / Liver Cine Group, 1960s, 16mm, b&w, silent)
Duration: 00:13:45
Genre: amateur

Footage courtesy of NWFA. Copyright Angus Tilston.


Footage shot around Pier Head and Date Street. Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral under construction. The film also extensively maps the old market area around Queen Square and St George's Place which was soon to be demolished.

See also BFI Screenonline – Liverpool: A City on Screen:

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