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    Item title reads - Most Noble Order of Crusaders - wearing their Medieval robes - attend laying of foundation stone of extension to hospital. London.

    L/S of the men from the Noble Order of Crusaders in their robes with crosses on the front. They march along and people watch from the side. They turn a corner, and we see them carrying flags with stars and crosses on. M/S as they stand around the stone and one Crusader puts things in the bottom of the foundations, possibly coins. M/S after the stone has been lowered, one Crusader is handed a sword, he touches each corner of the stone with the handle while making a speech. He then hands the sword back to the leader of the ceremony who touches the middle of the stone with it.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    19525
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    406.32
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:14:00 / 01:55:05:00
    Canister:
    G 1199
    Sort Number:
    G 1199
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry Religion & Politics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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