• Short Summary

    The foundation stone of the Catholic Cathedral in Liverpool is laid.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Solemn blessing and laying of foundation stone of the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, to be second largest Cathedral in the World."

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Priests and attendants mount podium with foundation stone for Liverpool Cathedral. The Roman Catholic priests perform various blessings over the stone. The stone is lowered into place with a crane and pulleys. The watching crowd give a round of applause as the stone falls into place. Top view of the priests as they process away.

    Long shot of open air service / ceremony. Pan across large crowd singing a hymn. Closer shots of a high ranking priest - possibly the Bishop of Liverpool - walks past the camera.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    719.35
    Media URN:
    6406
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:37:00 / 01:59:18:00
    Canister:
    33/46

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