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  • Short Summary

    Prime Minister Clement Attlee opens a new block of flats in Stepney, London.

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    Stepney, London.

    Clement Attlee, Prime Minister, officially opens West India House, a new block of flats in Stepney, London.

    Mr Attlee speaking from rostrum (lip movement only). Councillor J. O'Connor J. P. Mayor of Stepney is seated behind him. West India Dock Road showing the new flats. LS. A drab street scene showing wet pavements with puddles and tiny shops. Pan of an old block of flats with tiny windows. Councillor O'Connor introducing Mr Attlee who gets up to start his speech. CU. A little girl presenting a bouquet to the Mayoress. Attlee, the Mayor & Mrs. Attlee look on. U. The plaque and nameplate on the new flats. Several more shots of Mr Attlee speaking, Mayoress with flowers, old flats, children etc.

    Note from the old record reads - Cuts 46/97.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:44:00 / 02:00:49:00
    UN 1663 C

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