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  • Short Summary

    Annual harvest field service in village of Domremy - Joan of Arc's birthplace.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Honour to the martyr maid. Thousands attend the annual harvest field service in the little village of Domremy - St. Joan of Arc's birthplace".

    France.

    M/S of outdoor service held around a cart with an effigy of Joan of Arc on it. Girls in white bonnets hold up laurel wreaths to the effigy as a priest reads from bible.

    L/S of procession led by priests going along country lane running through fields. M/S of two shire horses pulling cart with effigy on in procession. More shots of priests, as well as ordinary people in procession.

    M/S of harvest service in rural setting, looking over bowed heads of crowd. A bishop blesses the crowd with a golden crucifix on a stand.

    L/S of large crowd gathered outside church. C/U statue of kneeling Joan of Arc with her right arm raised. L/S of service being conducted in front of large statue in arch of church.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

    Note: see separate record for HONOUR TO THE MARTYR MAID (version 2 of 2).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    646.05
    Media URN:
    26207
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:30:00 / 01:13:35:00
    Canister:
    G 1339

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