Social History | 1970 | Sound | Colour
a film about the work of the Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution or Freemasons (R.M.B.I.) 1970's
Shows masonic ceremony performed for the laying of foundation stone for new R.M.B.I. home for elderly. Goes through history of R.M.B.I. ("A landmark in the charitable progress of freemasonry") and shows committee in Freemason's Hall hearing petitions for annuities from elderly masons or widowed dependants. Points out 'discreetness' of charity and shows residential homes built throughout 1960s and early 1970s.
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