• Short Summary

    The stars turn out to help lay foundations of the new National Theatre in London.

  • Description

    National Theatre site. The South Bank, London.

    GV The South Bank. SV Jennie Lee and Desmond Plummer. SV Selwyn Lloyd. CU Man smoking pipe. SV Jim Dale. SV Man with long hair and hat talking to woman with glasses. GV Cement mixer pours concrete into shuttering to make foundation stone. SV Press. GV Cement being poured into shuttering, while on the left Jennie Lee and Desmond Plummer start to even out concrete and on right Lord Chandos and Lord Cottesloe do same. SV Pan people watching. SCU Jennie Lee shovelling concrete with Desmond Plummer, and they throw concrete down into foundation. SCU Lord Chandos and Lord Cottesloe doing same. Pan across to Jennie Lee and Plummer moving concrete down into foundation. LV Pan across of photo of finished model.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2233.02
    Media URN:
    57571
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:10:00 / 01:01:52:00
    Canister:
    69/90

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The event featured here took place on 3 November 1969.

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