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  • Short Summary

    Lord Monk Bretton is at ceremony to mark the demolition of the site, Somers Town, London.

  • Description

    Somers Town, London.

    Full titles read: "ABOLISH ALL SLUMS - Lord Monk Bretton - Chairman of L.C.C. - inaugurates demolition of great slum area, on which will arise miniature Garden City costing £130,000."

    High angle shot of Lord Bretton giving speech to crowd of people (It looks like it is raining as numerous people hold up umbrella's). L/S's of the derelict looking buildings with flagpole on top. L/S's of people looking out of the windows. L/S of man in robes (looks like a clergyman) giving speech he then proceeds to pull long cord which is attached to the flagpole. L/S of the national flag of England blowing in the wind. L/S of man giving very animated speech

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    814.25
    Media URN:
    18788
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:27:00 / 01:42:07:00
    Canister:
    G 1680

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