• Short Summary

    Clement Attlee gives speech when laying the foundation stone of the Royal Festival Hall.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Royal Festival Hall, South Bank of the River Thames, London.

    Clement Attlee gives speech when laying the foundation stone of the Royal Festival Hall. Herbert Morrison is seated just behind him.

    Attlee's speech: 'I hope this concert hall will long endure to give the opportunity for the finest music, the greatest singers and players to be heard and to give pleasure and refreshment of the soul to generations of Londoners yet unborn.'

    SV Attlee cementing around edge of foundation stone.

    SV People looking on. SV Attlee speaking: 'I declare this stone well and truly laid.'

    Possibly connected with 49/83 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1532.34
    Media URN:
    60050
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:25:00 / 01:45:10:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 073 E

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