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  • Short Summary

    The Chairman of the LCC lays the foundation stone for a new Civic Centre in Dagenham.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Dagenham Civic Centre. Foundation Stone laid by Lord Snell".

    Dagenham, Essex.

    VS of Lord Snell, Chairman of London County Council (LCC) and other dignitaries arriving for ceremony.

    Pan across seated civic figures, they are in front of a larger crowd.

    Shots of dais built in front of superstructure of building - lots of iron work, no bricks.

    More shots of seated dignitaries.

    LS of foundation stone laying ceremony. Intercut with shots of crowd of on lookers. The stone is tapped into place.

    LS of Lord Snell making speech. Crowd open up umbrellas as rain starts.

    CU of foundation stone.

    More shots of speech. Dignitaries inspect foundation stone.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. Presumably from 1930s Gazettes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1905.05
    Media URN:
    61257
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:44:00 / 01:09:13:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 7

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