Pieces of film history are put into National Film Theatre as Foundation Stone is laid.
Unused / unissued material -
National Film Theatre, Southbank, London. Pieces of film history are put into National Film Theatre as Foundation Stone is laid.
CU Model of National Film Theatre, showing plastic shape of bridge removed.
CU Foundation stone. CU Trade papers put into canister. CU Canister put into cavity in wall. Tin of Coronation Film put into cavity. CU Papers. Gathered dignitaries shot. LS dedication of stone by Dr Bertram Simpson, the Bishop of Southwark. MS Filling up cavity. Marquess of Salisbury (Lord President of the Council) cementing stone, hammering into position. MS Marquess of Salisbury watching. CU Soviet Ambassador to Britain, Mr Jacob Malik. CU Mr H Nishi, Japanese Ambassador.
(Orig Neg) Old record suggests material may date from around 08/03/1957.