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  • Short Summary

    Blessing allotments - 'a ceremony that has become popular'.

  • Description

    Flash frame titles read: 'A Ceremony That Has Become Popular - Blessing allotments at Leyton.'

    London.

    Shot of group of Boy Scouts and Brownies or Girl Guides walking along followed by choirboys or altar boys in white robes. Then some adults in civilian clothes. Ceremony; in which one of the choirboys stands on stool, others stand in row behind him. Then; a man in a suit on the stool; speaking and gesticulating. Then a priest stands on chair to say a prayer; tilting his head back as he speaks; so it really does seem he's talking to God.

    Youth; speech; oratory; religion.

    G 429 B.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1868.63
    Media URN:
    71905
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:26:00 / 01:59:00:00
    Canister:
    ON 052 T

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