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  • Short Summary

    Sir Hugh Trenchard lays a foundation stone for a church.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Sir Hugh Trenchard, recently appointed Air Chief Marshal,lays foundation stone of Church of St. Alphage."

    Hendon, Middlesex

    M/S of clergy in ceremonial gowns moving about in preparation for the ceremony. Sir Hugh waits by the wall where the foundation stone is set. A small child in best dress, looks like a sailors outfit, complete with hat, is led forward to hand a small trowel to Sir Hugh. A member of the clergy takes the small boy by the hand and leads him away. Sir Hugh cements in the stone and taps the stone with a hammer. He then faces the camera and is seen making a speech.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    664.24
    Media URN:
    26631
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:40:00 / 01:35:40:00
    Canister:
    G 1361

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