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  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Newsreel item.

    The Treasure of St Francis of Assisi has been preserved in the Convent of the Franciscan Friars at Assisi, Italy.

    Narrow picturesque street of the mediaeval town of Assisi. MS a fountain amongst the ancient buildings with a flock of pigeons flying round it. Exterior view of the Franciscan Friars. CU the stable where St Francis was born with three friars kneeling before it. CU the Friars, hands clasped in prayer. They come up to the camera one by one, displaying the richly embroidered surplice, part of the ancient treasure. CU magnificently embroidered surplice. LS the Friars making their way along a terrace with its huge pillars. CU as they walk through a finely wrought iron gate. CU as the friars remove their surplices. CU a piece of tapestry depicting St Francis and Pope Sisto IV. Various shots of the treasure including several chalices. Good close up of a chalice. CU an ancient parchment book.

    Date on original dope sheet is 13/11/1946.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1946
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    66536
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2375.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:18:00 / 01:18:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 1573 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1573 A
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
  • Stills

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

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