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  • Short Summary

    Cardinal O'Donnell and several priests leave Cork to attend Eucharist Congress in Chicago.

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    Cork (aka Cobh), Southern Ireland, Eire, Republic of Ireland.

    Title: "His Eminence Cardinal O'Donnell and members of the Hierarchy leave Cork to attend the Eucharist Congress in Chicago".

    Panning shot of a crowd gathered in a town square, judging by all the dog collars present, many of them are priests. M/S, looking over the shoulder of a man in a top hat, of the crowd kneeling in prayer. The man - Cardinal O'Donnell - removes his hat and addresses the crowd.

    Intertitle: "His Eminence was welcomed on board the 'President Roosevelt' by Captain Fried of the 'Antinoe' rescue fame..."

    C/U of the Cardinal on the deck of an ocean liner, he is shaking hands with Captain Fried.

    Intertitle: "Come back to Erin".

    L/S of the ocean liner at sea, the coast can be seen in the distance. Panning L/S of Cork city and the cathedral taken from the liner. Point of view shot from the liner of a crowd of people on the sea front waving white handkerchief. Panning shot follows the Cardinal and a flock of priests walking crowds of well-wishers, towards the camera. M/S of the Cardinal, the priests, some altar boys and soldiers standing at the bottom of the gang plank. A man reads from a scroll. C/U of the Cardinal speaking. M/S of the Captain shaking hands with several priests on the deck of the ship. M/S of the Captain, the Cardinal and several priests on deck. Low angled shot of passengers waving from the deck of the ship as it pulls away, including the priests waving handkerchiefs.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record for details.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:23:00 / 01:50:05:00
    G 1301

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