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    Queen Elizabeth lays foundation stone for St. Columba's church. Pont Street, London.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Queen Elizabeth lays foundation stone of St. Columba's church. Pont Street, London.

    MS Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) arriving and being greeted. LS's congregation gathered for ceremony. MS Queen walking along platform to her place. MS as she is shown how to smooth cement with trowel. CU foundation stone, pan to Queen. CU Queen smoothing cement with trowel. CU as she taps the corners of the stone. CU foundation stone. CU hook being removed from stone. CU stone.

    LS Queen leaving and walking through congregation. LS Queen chatting to woman in congregation. Various shots Queen chatting to Scottish boy scouts. LS pan from crowds lining road to Queen and Reverend Scott walking along pavement. MS crowds. CU the cement being mixed for the laying of foundation stone. CU's stone with inscription - 'This stone was laid by Her Majesty the Queen, July 4 1950'. CU name plaque of the church.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:13:00 / 01:58:03:00
    UN 2270 B

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