• Short Summary

    The rebuilding of the Debating Chamber at Westminster Palace, damaged by bomb during war.

  • Description

    House of Commons model, London.

    Various shots of Westminster Palace, as seen from across the River Thames, some parts of covered in scaffolding. Wartime bomb damage to the Palace is being repaired.

    Various C/Us of intricate model of the Debating Chamber of the House of Commons. The model is by architect Giles Scott and shows what the rebuilt Commons will look like.

    C/U of architectural plans. Various shots of skilled craftsmen carving wood by hand in workshop. The detailed carvings will be fitted into the rebuilt Debating Chamber. C/U of two men looking at plans (one could be Scott).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1369.34
    Media URN:
    44858
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:53:00 / 01:53:02:00
    Canister:
    NP 246

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