• Short Summary

    Annual Good Friday procession in South of France where crucifixion is re-enacted.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Good Friday Scenes re-enacted in French Village".

    Ardeche, South of France.

    Various shots of religious procession in picturesque French village. It is an annual re-enactment of crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Various shots of villagers dressed as Roman soldiers and early Christians following a man dressed as Christ as he walks through village, carrying a massive wooden cross. The procession leads to a hill overlooking village where 3 large wooden crucifix stand. Soundtrack of hymn being sung in French.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    879.27
    Media URN:
    12931
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:41:00 / 01:57:32:00
    Canister:
    36/32

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