• Short Summary

    The Magi's Cavalcade crosses the streets of Madrid amidst the expectation of the children who contemplated it with wonder and joy.

  • Description

    The Magi's Cavalcade crosses the streets of Madrid amidst the expectation of the children who contemplated it with wonder and joy.

    The music bands of the US III Air Force, expressly arrived from London to take part in this cavalcade enhance the feast which is also sponsored by different private concerns.

    Allegorical floats figure in the parade which advanced across the Puerta del Sol escorted by the admiration of the tots. It finally arrives at the Plaza de la villa where the American Ambassador and other authorities greet it.

    The Three Kings leave a precious cargo of toys in the Asylum of the Beata Maria Ana de Jesus. A committee of the US Air Forces in Spain, presided by Mrs. Mooney wife of the Major General of the same name distribute them among the orphans, thus joining in this traditional Spanish feast.

    Also in the Asylum of the St. Raphael the Magi generously offer presents to the small patients... the child actor Pablito Calvo takes part in the festival.

    The long expected caravan kindles joy and hope in the hearts of the suffering children thus endowing the celebration of the Epiphany with a true Christian spirit.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAIJNYH1C0XN96AUR9R4IL4CWW
    Media URN:
    VLVAAIJNYH1C0XN96AUR9R4IL4CWW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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