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  • Short Summary

    Neville Chamberlain lays foundation stone for block of flats which should begin to relieve problem of slum housing in Bethnal Green. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - ABOLISH THE SLUMS! Mr Neville Chamberlain lays foundation stone of new block of flats, first step to solve slum problem in crowded Bethnal Green. London.

    M/S as the foundation stone is blessed by a clergyman, others stand around it. M/S as it is lowered into position. Neville Chamberlain taps it with a trowel then makes a speech. M/S of the slum houses with washing hanging outside, various shots. L/S of people on platform applauding Mr Chamberlain.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    786.13
    Media URN:
    35751
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:26:00 / 01:18:39:00
    Canister:
    G 1599

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