Hussein Welcomed 1962

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    Titles read: "LONDON - HUSSEIN WELCOMED".

    Various shots of King Hussein and his British-born wife, Princess Muna, arriving in Camberwell to lay the foundation stone of St Giles Youth Club. Crowds line the streets and cheer. The King and Princess are greeted by officials including the Vicar of St Giles, the Reverend John Nicholls. The entourage walks through the streets.

    King Hussein makes a speech in the vicarage gardens where the youth club is to be built. he says he is very glad to accept the invitation of laying the foundation stone which will meet the needs of young men and women of this borough. The King's brother Hassan listens.

    The foundation stone is dropped into position. The King taps it with a small hammer and steps back.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53986
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1739.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:44:00 / 01:10:59:00
    Canister:
    62/58
    Sort Number:
    62/058
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