• Short Summary

    Princess Alice lays the foundation stone at a block of flats to replace London slums.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Sweep away all slums! Princess Alice lays foundation stone of another block of flats for working classes - where once was one of London's worst slums."

    London.

    Princess Alice, the Countess of Athlone, lays a foundation stone / memorial stone. She makes a speech about the importance of housing to the moral and physical health of the Community.

    Cut away to local tenement blocks. People are listening from the windows. CU of Princess Alice. Shots of people listening as a brass band plays 'There's No Place Like Home'.

    N.B. These flats are opened by the Princess in 33/60.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    693.32
    Media URN:
    5369
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/01/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:50:00 / 01:45:26:00
    Canister:
    33/5

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