• Short Summary

    Churchill, Speaker Brown and other House members listen to speech by Attlee and officiate the ceremonial laying of the stone for the new Parliamentary building

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Foundation Stone For New Commons Chamber

    ENGLAND: London: Westminster:
    INT/EXT

    MR ATTLEE Arriving and making speech at ceremony of laying Foundation Stone of New Commons Chamber blitzed during war. Mr Churchill also present. Stone laid by Speaker, Hon Clifton Brown

    MR CHURCHILL Arrives and makes speech at laying of Foundation Stone to new Commons Chamber. Laid by the Speaker, Hon. Clifton Brown. Seen standing behind speaker during laying of stone

    THE HON. CLIFTON BROWN - SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE Leads procession at ceremony of laying new Foundation stone of new Commons Chamber blitzed during war. Seen using ancient mallet. Lays foundation stone and declares stone "Well and truly laid"

    FOUNDATION STONES - LAYING-OF Laying of Foundation stone at Commons Chambers Laid by the Speaker, Hon. Clifton Brown. Speeches by Attles and Mr Churchill

    PARLIAMENT Laying new Foundation stone in bombed Commons Chamber. Good zoom shots of Houses of Parliament and pan around to side of House. Mr Churchill and Mr Attlee arriving. Procession led by speaker, Hon. D. Clifton-Brown. Mr Churchill and Mr Attlee speak. The Speaker lays the stone and taps it into place with mallet


    Ceremonies - Inauguration; Buildings, Landmarks and Monuments

    postwar, peacetime, Sir Winston, Prime Minister, lst Earl, Clement, Deputy, 1st Viscount Ruffside, Clifton, Parliament,
    Background: Churchill, Speaker Brown and other House members listen to speech by Attlee and officiate the ceremonial laying of the stone for the new Parliamentary building

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8XLFM2UA0KIN111QUU6RHAS8L
    Media URN:
    VLVA8XLFM2UA0KIN111QUU6RHAS8L
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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