• Short Summary

    Herbert Morrison opens a large building project in Hull - possibly the Humber bridge.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hull. A Gigantic Enterprise. Mr Herbert Morrison - Minister of Transport - sets great building scheme to cost 2 million pounds into being."

    Hull, East Yorkshire.

    Herbert Morrison (looking very young) speaks about building project. A group of men stand behind him. He is talking about the building of a large bridge over the River Humber.

    Shots of podium - an unidentified man is speaking about the history of the project.

    Morrison is asked to lay a stone marking his visit - he makes a short speech and jokingly refers to Winston Churchill and his bricklaying exploits.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    757.13
    Media URN:
    8318
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:19:00 / 01:25:13:00
    Canister:
    31/5

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