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  • Description

    Full title reads: "MR. SPEAKER FOUNDS NEW COMMONS".

    London.

    Arrival of Mr Winston Churchill and party to ceremony of laying foundation stone of new House of Commons. Mr Clement Attlee on platform delivering a speech (natural sound). He talks about eternal nature of House of Commons. Crowd listening. Side view, stone coming down. Front view, stone coming down. Side view, Brigadier General Clifton Brown, the Speaker of the House of Commons takes mallet to lay the stone. Several shots of Colonel Clifton Brown laying stone. Close up shot of foundation stone. Colonel Clifton Brown speaking - declaring that the stone has been well and truly laid and 'God bless the new House of Commons.'

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46586
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1430.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:17:00 / 01:11:37:00
    Canister:
    48/44
    Sort Number:
    48/044
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Palace of Westminster
  • Stills

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

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