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  • Short Summary

    New bridge in Weymouth - the mayor prepares to lay foundation stone 25 feet below the water. Dorset.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Novel stone-laying ceremony! The mayor descends 25 feet below the water in giant cofferdam to lay foundation stone of Weymouth's new bridge - on the harbour bed. Weymouth, Dorset.

    L/S pan across the docks. M/S as mayor stands on platform in front of the foundation stone. M/S as he places a plaque in the middle of it, cement is poured over it. M/S as he takes a trowel and spreads the cement. He makes a speech while hitting the corners of the stone.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    786.25
    Media URN:
    35763
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:58:00 / 01:31:14:00
    Canister:
    G 1600

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