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A Day in Liverpool
A Day in Liverpool

A Day in Liverpool 1929

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A Day in Liverpool 1929

33 mins United Kingdom Director. Anson Dyer

Merseyside's metropolis is cast as a modernist masterpiece in this portrait documentary from 1929. Rather than focussing on any of its inhabitants, the film is a day in the life of the city itself - though capturing all the innovative perspectives and breath-taking views must have taken many weeks and much careful planning.

Inspired by the great European city symphonies of the 1920s, the film is a polished and innovative piece of filmmaking rather than an avant-garde classic like Ruttman's Berlin: Symphony of a City (1927) for example. It was paid for by 'The Liverpool Organisation' - a body formed by the city council and local industries to promote the area as a hub of industry and commerce - and was a rare venture into live-action filming for pioneer British animator Anson Dyer.

Directed by

Anson Dyer

Genres

Travelogue

Tags

Docks Trams Grand National

Collection

Most Popular Free 2015

Released

1929

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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