• Short Summary

    A foundation stone is laid for the Sussex Eye Hospital by the Provincial Grand Master.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Brighton. With Impressive Masonic Ceremonial. Major R L Thornton Provincial Grand Master of Sussex lays foundation stone of the new Sussex Eye Hospital."

    Brighton, East Sussex.

    LS of a group of Freemasons in full regalia with sashes, gloves and aprons standing behind foundation stone. Major Thornton is speaking. He comments that the stone is set straight (very Masonic language used). He taps the stone into place with a mallet.

    Pan along exterior of building area as gathered people sing hymn.

    Major Thornton pours wine on the stone to bless it. Cut aways to show size of watching congregation. He pours oil onto the stone. Shots of Masons in the crowd.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    735.09
    Media URN:
    6677
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:41:00 / 01:11:34:00
    Canister:
    33/82

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