• Short Summary

    A Vicar in Kent conducts a service where he blesses children's dolls and toys.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Bless My Doll Please - And Vicar Did".

    St. Botolph's, Northfleet, Kent.

    MS Ext St Botolph's church.

    MS Two girls bearing palanquin with model of Virgin Mary on it, followed by other girls carrying dolls.

    CU Girls and a boy carrying dolls to church. MV Elevated girls carrying dolls to church. CU Girl and boy carrying dolls. Towards. MS Elevated girl carrying doll and boy carrying woolly toy in procession.

    MS Stained glass window inside church. LV Elevated congregation of children. MS Two men leading procession of choirboys along aisle. CU Priest walking down aisle. MS Children kneeling in pews praying while dolls are left on the seats. MS Two dolls on pew seat. CU Head shot of girl praying. CU Children kneeling praying.

    MV The vicar, the Rev. Alben Johnson, speaking from pulpit, pan to congregation.

    CU Girl clutching doll listening pan to congregation. CU Girl clutching doll listening pan to another girl. CU Toddler clutching woolly toy. CU The vicar blessing dolls. CU Vicar bending over small girl and doll. CU Small boy holding up cloth animal to be blessed. MS Model of the Virgin and Child. CU Child holding doll lighting candle. MS Model of the Virgin and Child pan to small girl holding doll. CU Small girl clutching doll.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:09:00 / 01:53:34:00

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