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    Shot 1.
    (L) Girls in Confirmation dress. (Low Level).

    Shot 2.
    (M) " " " "

    Shot 3.
    (M) Boys in Confirmation suits.

    Shot 4.
    (M) " " " "

    Shot 5.
    (M) Choir Boys.

    Shot 6.
    (Tele) Higher Level View points (Girls).

    Shot 7.
    (Tele) " " " " (Girls).

    Shot 8.
    (Tele) " " " " (Boys).

    Shot 9.
    (Tele) " " " " (Choir Boys).

    Shot 10.
    " Close up girl dressed in Confirmation dress depicting St. Teresa.

    Shot 11 & 12.
    Spectators at windows showing drapes.

    Shot 13.
    Building Front decorated with drapes etc.

    These shots are followed by others from roof top level showing procession participants formed and forming up in front of altar both (Tele and long shots).

    There are also shots of spectators (Tele and M) at roof top level.

    Shot of top of Rock, panning down over tree covered slopes stopping at altar with people assembled for Mass which has just begun.

    Shots (Tele) of altar follow from same view point.

    Shots of elderly spectators kneeling on rough ground during Mass.

    Shots of children in congregation and people beyond.

    Scenes of children leading off procession after conclusion of Mass.

    Headed by Cross and candle bearers.

    Followed by children in Confirmation robes and school girls and boys beginning Procession.

    Shots of different components of procession along length of road taken from ahead and slightly above ground level.

    Shots of choir leading Canopy.

    Shots from same view point showing canopy and bearer with Bishop carrying Holy Sacrament. Note people kneeling in background.

    Shots of choir and Canopy escort coming down slope

    Shot of people kneeling at road side.

    Shots of toys singing from printed slips.

    These shots are followed by a view of Procession in Gibraltar Main street from a first floor level (Tele and M). (Night Street lighting only).

    High level shots showing procession on to John Mackintosh Square for Benediction.

    Pan from top of Rock over Town ending at foot of Legislative Council Building in front of which is seen altar and people, with two lines of Gibraltar Regiment soldiers flanking each side of altar.

    Shot from lower view point shows general view of assembly.

    Shot of Congregation from view point behind altar, and overhead shots of clergy and attendance at altar.

    Bishop is seen with Sacrament.

    This reel ends with shots of procession returning to Cathedral at night, with shots of Bishop under Canopy entering Cathedral door. With finals shots of altar and people ending ceremony inside.

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