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  • Short Summary

    Religious conference in hot climate - either Southern France or French North African colony.

  • Description

    France (or possibly French colony in North Africa - Algeria or Morocco?)

    LS of city with flat-roofed white buildings and minarets of mosques.

    Priests on balcony with people below watching. Shot of people in white robes. Procession of priests, monks and other church officials. Various shots of ceremony. Shot of choir in white robes. Ceremony taking place on balcony where altar is. Priests standing in square. Priests kneel & bow heads during prayer. More shots of crowd of religious types in procession, some carry banners. Priests perched on pillars or pedestals. More shots of procession. Monks carrying canopy, underneath which is another man carrying some object - possibly a Roman Catholic icon.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2340.28
    Media URN:
    75174
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:07:00 / 01:34:42:00
    Canister:
    ON 216 D

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