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  • Description

    Wales.

    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.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record for details.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25685
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    488.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:04:00 / 01:30:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1286
    Sort Number:
    G 1286
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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