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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Yorkshire, Sheffield's new City Hall - costing £500,000 & which has taken 16 years to erect - opened by the Lord Mayor - 'a monument indeed worthy of this great City!"

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

    Civic dignitaries, including the Lord Mayor of Sheffield and members of the City Council walk in procession. Crowds of people are out to watch them.

    The procession, led by a man carrying the civic ceremonial mace, walks up the steps of the City Hall.

    Dark interior shots of man reading speech.

    Exterior shots of the new Sheffield City Hall. The speech carries on over the shots of the building. C/U Pan along inscription reading Sheffield City Hall.

    The speaker has a noticeable Yorkshire accent and talks about what a wonderful place the City Hall will become.

    Cut back to the speaker as he ends his oration and those listening applaud.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    4718
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    659.37
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:29:00 / 01:43:54:00
    Canister:
    32/77
    Sort Number:
    32/077
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Councils work Temporary Workspaces: 6.4.2011 18:26 sheff
  • Stills

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

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