• Short Summary

    Repairs begin to St Paul's Cathedral damaged by a German bomb during the War.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Nine Years After - St. Paul's Builds Anew".

    St Paul's Cathedral, London.

    GV Saint Paul's.

    CU Sign on plank - 'Dangerous'. Angle shot construction work on St. Paul's pan down to stonemason at work in hut. CU Stonemason chipping large stone.

    SV Interior of St. Paul's. People looking at model showing proposed reconstruction of East end of cathedral. LV. Model of altar and choir stalls. Nearer shot altar and cross.

    Library scenes of fire from 1941. Top view pan from St Paul's of the fire of London. SV Firemen at work in street among blazing buildings. SV Flames shooting out from building. Angle shot dome of St Paul's surrounded by smoke. CU Bomb hole in dome of St. Paul's. SV Pan down damaged altar to pile of rubble and masonry. CU Pan of debris. SV Wrecked Bishop's throne.

    SV Pan down showing architectural work. SV Notice in front of collection box - 'Empire Appeal for St. Paul's, £100,000 - Can you Help?'. CU Notice pan down to hand putting penny into box.

    GV SV Interior showing temporary altar. SV St Paul's choir standing up. SV Pan choirboys singing.

    Angle shot altar in construction behind temporary altar showing scaffolding. SV Pan down ditto. LV Scaffolding around altar. GV St. Paul's. Angle shot exterior dome of St. Paul's with statue of saint holding cross. GV St. Paul's.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1429.17
    Media URN:
    46632
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:53:00 / 01:30:44:00
    Canister:
    49/98

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