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    Item title reads - Choirboy congress.

    Paris, France.

    Various shots of the singers of the wooden cross, boys adopted and trained to sing by a French religious institution. They wear white cassocks and walk in procession towards the camera. C/U of a priest carrying a wooden crucifix. C/U of a choirboy.

    M/S of the church of St Roch where choirboys from Belgium, Holland, Switzerland and Canada have gathered for the congress. Various shots as they walk up steps into the church. C/U interior of the stained glass window, C/U of a crucifix. Various shots of the boys singing. C/U of candles burning in the church. L/S elevated shots of the scene inside the church. M/S of the choirboys singing, C/U of the organ pipes.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45759
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1406.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:15:00 / 01:34:34:00
    Canister:
    46/63
    Sort Number:
    46/063
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Fashion & Music Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Choristers and Choirs Choirs Religion
  • Stills

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

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