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TOMORROW'S MERSEYSIDERS


Liverpool life in newspaper reports (Daily Post Liverpool Echo)

Year of Production: 1974

Color or Black and White?: Colour

Running Time: 23 mins 45 secs

Shot List

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00:00:00:00-00:05:00:00 TITLE 'Tomorrow's Merseysiders' cu teletext printers delivering news stories mws telex room with workers zo from men working on telephones track left past men and women audio typing on manual typewriters zo from girl delivering newspapers to houses zo from Southport skyline with river in fg low < shot man audio typing low < shot paper-girl walking over bridge in Chester mws olde worlde street in Chester fade to high < shot to man audio typing high < shot Caernarvon castle ms fishing boat called Caernarvon in dock low < shot skipper of boat taking newspaper from paperboy zo from cranes at Birkenhead dock mcu paperboy delivering papers in Birkenhead as men return from work at docks
ws industrial area in Merseyside ms tugs at Liverpool cu ferry called 'Mountwood' moves away from camera mcu hands holding newspaper with pan up to men on ferry reading newspaper zi to exterior of Liverpool Daily Post and Echo vs editorial meeting high < shot Daily Post and Echo building in Liverpool high < shot Liverpool

00:05:00:00-00:10:00:00 aerial shot over inner city areas being demolished mcu pile of rubbish burning on cleared site pan left from bulldozer clearing rubble on derelict site to row of terraced houses due to be demolished vs two young boys throw stones at derelict buildings interspersed with shots of wrecking ball destroying houses ms elderly woman polishing brass letterbox ws single house left standing on demolished site ms children run along street and into Liverpool University Settlement high < shot children running up interior stair ms group of children stand around table football machine vs boys play snooker/ pool vs boys play basketball ms man takes photograph of group of children zo from newspaper man talking about presentation of photograph in paper vs features room with sub-editors at work designing pages cu hands typing on typewriter vs picture editor discussing use of photographs cu page being designed ws boys playing football low < shot Liverpool FC playing at home ground with good shots of crowd

00:10:00:00-00:15:00:00 vs spot the ball competition photograph being prepared track along typesetters at work mcu woman advertising sales answering telephone to man with crocodile for sale cu typesetting machine high < shot of classified ads department with people at work track along typesetting machines vs classified ads department with women at work zi typesetter at work ms-cu photographs being scanned
vs Punch and Judy Show with children watching. Includes Mr and Mrs Punch and the policeman zo to aerial shot of Liverpool zo from typesetters tray to show printers at work

00:15:00:00-00:23:40:09 vs printing machines in operation cu word 'graffiti' being filled into crossword vs graffiti on walls vs boys writing on walls vs boys running away vs schoolchildren in art gallery and at outdoor painting lesson ms two men pushing huge roll of newspaper paper onto machine vs plates being fitted to rollers of printing machine cu cello and violins being played ms newspaper rolling slowly on machine interspersed with children's orchestra vs children interspersed with completed newspapers cu hand picks up stack of newspapers ms man delivering newspapers to stand at Pier head ms men and women arriving to catch ferry to Birkenhead and buying newspapers ws Pier head with people hurrying to catch ferry ms man selling newspapers on Pier head ms ferry moving onto Mersey ws Liverpool and Mersey at sunset END TITLES