Syracuse 'miracle' Draws Huge Crowd 1949

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    Syracuse, New York.

    Commentary states Shirley Anne found the statuette in her driveway and picked it up and kissed it. The manifestation is hailed as a miracle by the devout who offer handkerchiefs to dry the tears. Many witnesses attest to the reality of the tears. Finally the tears stopped flowing.

    S.C.U. Shirley Anne Martin with broken statuette of St. Anne mother of the Virgin Mary. M.S. Anne Martin with statuette and crowd in the background. L.S. Crowd Slow Pan. S.C.U. Statuette and Anne Martin showing it to people, she wipes tears from the statuette. M.S. Anne Martin taking handkerchiefs from the crowd and wiping statuettes eyes. L.S. Crowd and Anne Martin looking at the broken statuette.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    67387
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2477.04
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:37:00 / 01:04:15:00
    Canister:
    UN 2106 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 2106 F
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  • I was there and wiped these tears with a hanky from my mother. I was almost 6 years old and both my older sister and brother were also there. My Sister went to Convent School with both Shirley and Beverly. Miracles have taken place after this and are still taking place. Blessed Mother and St Anne pray for us. God Bless Lew

    Fermi 1001 2nd Jan 2013

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