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  • Short Summary

    Misleading title - item about Nye Bevan digging first clod of earth for health centre in London.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Stoke Newington, London. Cuts from newsreel item in Gazette issue 49/23 (?)

    Various shots Minister of Health Aneurin Bevan (Nye Bevan) digging first clod of earth for new Health Centre building, people around him clap. Panning C/U Bevan passing camera. M/S Bevan speaking to group of workmen in front of tin hut. M/S group of press photographers. C/U Bevan talking to woman. More shots Bevan digging. C/U Bevan talking with two men. They are looking at a model of the new health centre.

    The item transferred is different to shot list on original dope sheet for UN 2081 G. The dope sheet shot list reads as follows:

    New Aluminium School, Bristol. MS. Mr. George Tomlinson, Min. of Education, with the Mayor of Bristol. MS. Mr. Tomlinson speaks to school staff. MS. Press. MS. Mayor of Bristol, and Mr. Tomlinson speaking to an old lady. CU. Mr. Tomlinson opening the new school. CU. Mayor of Bristol. CU. Mr. Tomlinson seated with the Mayor of Bristol. LS. Model of the school. MS. Mr. Tomlinson, Mayor of Bristol & another gentleman looking at the model & pointing out things in detail. MS. Elev. Model of the school.

    Item is selected scenes from another story in 49/23. Could have been transferred under another UN number.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:42:00 / 01:33:39:00
    UN 2081 G

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