• Short Summary

    CHRISTIANS IN MADRID CELEBRATED FRIDAY (MARCH 27) WITH A SILENT MIDNIGHT PROCESSION THROUGH THE CENTRE OF THE SPANISH CAPITAL.

  • Description

    CHRISTIANS IN MADRID CELEBRATED FRIDAY (MARCH 27) WITH A SILENT MIDNIGHT PROCESSION THROUGH THE CENTRE OF THE SPANISH CAPITAL.

    HOODED PENITENTS WALKED IN SOLEMN FILE THROUGH STREETS LINED WITH THOUSANDS OF SPECTATORS WHO WERE SILENT EXCEPT FOR THE OCCASIONAL SONG OF SORROW AND PRAISE TO THE VIRGIN MARY.

    MILITARY BANDS PLAYING FUNERAL DIRGES JOINED IN THE TWO-MILE CIRCUIT OF THE CITY CENTRE AND MOURNERS CARRIED WOODEN CROSSES AND DRAGGED CHAINS TO ABSOLVE SINS.

    THE PENITENTS WORE HOODS TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS AND OTHER MEN HAULED FLOATS CARRYING STATUES OF CHRIST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAANFVVOLWBIY73UME8B1BPAKR0
    Media URN:
    VLVAANFVVOLWBIY73UME8B1BPAKR0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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