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  • Short Summary

    Large scale religious celebrations outdoor in Dublin.

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    Full title reads: "Phoenix Park, Dublin. A million people kneel in Worship when Pontifical High Mass is celebrated, with solemn splendour & majestic ritual, at conclusion of International Eucharistic Congress."

    Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Bishop and priests in ceremonial regalia walk in front of large altar. The Bishop (or is it possibly the Papal Legate Cardinal Lauri visiting Ireland at the time) walks to sit on the throne.

    Longer shot of large outdoor altar built in Phoenix Park. On a lower tier of the large structure stand men of the Irish Army.

    Pan over huge crowd many of whom are bowing their heads in prayers.

    (The scene now appear to have moved from the Park to the centre of Dublin near the River Liffe)

    Priests and choirboys parade in front of another altar. Various priests walk up to outdoor altar.

    More high angle shots over the crowds.

    Closer shots of some people in the crowd - they include Irish President Eamon De Valera and other government ministers.

    More shots of people kneeling in the street. The celebrating minister raises something in blessing.
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:38:00 / 01:25:48:00

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