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  • Short Summary

    Large gathering of Christians at the rock that inspired a famous hymn.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Somerset. At the 'Rock of Ages'. 30,000 people gather in service at famous Burrington Combe - near the crag whose shelter it is said to have inspired famous hymn."

    Burrington Combe, Somerset.

    Parade of people including a brass band and members of the clergy and religious groups make their way along road in countryside. Many people are watching as they pass.

    Pan from rocky outcrop to show large crowd gathered at its base. Continue pan to show people sitting on rocks on opposite side of the valley. More shots of people sitting in rocks and in valley.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    863.13
    Media URN:
    12630
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:31:00 / 01:19:39:00
    Canister:
    31/65

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