Where 1,300 Years Ago Stood A City! 1933

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    Full title reads: "Suffolk. Where 1300 years ago stood a city! Hundreds make pilgrimage over crumbling cliffs to Dunwick, once great port, now swallowed up in the sea - for annual ceremony of 'Blessing the Sea'."

    Dunwick, Suffolk.

    Pan along religious parade on cliff tops. Choir boys, clergy. young girls dressed in white carrying banners all take part in the walk.

    A Priest leads a service. The congregation are crowded around him on the cliff top listening to him. Cut ways to shots of cliffs and beaches of the local area. The priest is preaching about St Felix. Quick shot of Priest offering Blessing in Latin.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    6635
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    733.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:36:00 / 01:11:47:00
    Canister:
    33/68
    Sort Number:
    33/068
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    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
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