Title: "Bishop of Monmouth consecrates ... with impressive ceremonial ... new Parish Church at Abercarn".
M/S of a religious procession walking up a sloping country lane; choristers carrying staffs lead, followed by the Bishop and various religious dignitaries. Panning shot follows the procession towards the entrance of the new church. Top shot of the procession walking down a narrow alley next to the church, the procession stops and the bishop splashes the church with holy water.
Panning shot follows the bishop and his attendants down a hillside path, passing crowds of people. High angled L/S of the procession coming down the hill, passing between the church and the crowds. M/S of the bishop and his attendants outside the entrance of the church, his holiness is helped into his hat before turning to enter the church. More shots of the procession coming up the hill. C/U of the procession passing the camera.
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- Religion & Politics