• Short Summary

    Nice shots of St. Paul's Cathedral in London - shown in honour of his ter-centenary.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. 'If you would see his monument ... look around you'! The Pathe Gazette counts it an honour to be able - for the first time - by means of sound film - to join in the National tribute on ter-centenary of that great Englishman and genius - Sir Christopher Wren."

    London.

    London street scenes. In the background can be seen the dome of St Paul's Cathedral.

    Closer shots of St. Paul's. Pan down from dome. The bells of the cathedral are ringing out.

    Interior showing bell ringers (campenologists) pulling on their ropes.

    Quick shot of early sketch of the cathedral.

    Exterior shot of the Cathedral.

    C/U plaque honouring Sir Christopher Wren.

    Interior shots of St Paul's including shots of the altar and the inside of the dome.

    The voiceover tells us some of Wren's interesting life history.

    C/U a wreath being placed.

    (Sound Track continues after the end of the action)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    685.22
    Media URN:
    5192
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:51:00 / 01:28:34:00
    Canister:
    32/85

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