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  • Short Summary

    Morgan Jones, the Secretary of the Board of Education, lays the foundation stone for Snapethorpe Elementary School in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Mr Morgan Jones M.P. Secretary of Board of Education lays foundation stone of Snapethorpe Elementary School. Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

    M/S as dignitaries and officials walk along in the rain with their umbrellas up, the mayor tips his hat as they walk onto a platform. The camera pans across an official making a speech, the foundation stone is beside him. M/S as Morgan Jones puts cement underneath the stone before it is lowered. M/S as he taps the top with a round gavel. The mayor does the same. M/S as a prayer is said and a pile of books are brought out. Mr Jones is applauded as he makes a speech, C/U of him speaking. C/U profile of the mayor.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    822.11
    Media URN:
    18921
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:33:00 / 01:23:18:00
    Canister:
    G 1696

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