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  • Short Summary

    The Duke of York lays the foundation stone of the new Middlesex Hospital.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "The New Middlesex - Duke of York lays foundation stone of magnificent new hospital."

    London.

    High angle L/S of a large crowd gathered before a small marquee where the Duke of York (Prince Albert, King George VI) is preparing to lay the foundation stone of the new Middlesex Hospital. Various shots show the Duke laying the stone, measuring it with a spirit level and tapping it into place with a little hammer; the Duchess of York (Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother) looks on. The Duke makes a brief speech.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    736.36
    Media URN:
    34995
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:38:00 / 01:57:31:00
    Canister:
    G 1515

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