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Liverpool As Seen from the Front of an Electric Car from the Pierhead to the Circus
Liverpool As Seen from the Front of an Electric Car from the Pierhead to the Circus

Liverpool As Seen from the Front of an Electric Car from the Pierhead to the Circus 1901

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Liverpool As Seen from the Front of an Electric Car from the Pierhead to the Circus 1901

United Kingdom

Filmed from the front of a tram, this is a fine example of the popular early film form known as a 'phantom ride', shot from a moving vehicle to give the audience a virtual journey. Heading from the Pier Head (where the iconic 'Three Graces' had yet to be built), towards the commercial centre of Liverpool, we pass by smartly-dressed city folk - many of whom look towards the camera in fascination.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Liverpool

Collection

On the Move

Released

1901

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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