• Short Summary

    Dr John Heenan enthroned as Archbishop of Westminster.

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    Westminster Cathedral, London.

    GV. Interior of Westminster Cathedral, the procession passing up the nave with the Archbishop Dr John Carmel Heenan (formal Archbishop of Liverpool) under a canopy during the ceremony of enthroning him as Archbishop of Westminster. CU. Large cross over the high altar. GV. The procession slowly moving up the nave with the Archbishop blessing the people as he passes, & SV. CU. As the Archbishop blesses the people as he passes. SV. Pan, the Archbishop walks towards the high altar. He kneels for prayer. GV. The Archbishop kneeling before the high altar in prayer, & SV. CU. Archbishop in prayer. CU. Cross over altar. LV. The Archbishop bows before the altar and then proceeds to a faldstool near the steps of the throne. He reaches the faldstool. GV. The congregation standing. SCU. The Archbishop standing at the faldstool tying on his vestments, & GV. SV. The Provost of the Cathedral, Bishop George Craven places the Mitre on the Archbishop's head. GV. Archbishop rises from the faldstool watched by congregation. SV. Bishops and clergy in congregation watching. GV. Canons and cathedral chaplains paying homage to the Archbishop by kissing his hand - now on the throne, & SV. & CU. & BGV.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:02:00 / 01:49:14:00

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