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  • Short Summary

    Bishop blesses foundation stone of new bell tower in St. Patrick's Grounds, Dumbarton.

  • Description

    Dumbarton, Strathclyde, Scotland.

    Title: "Laying Foundation Stone of New Bell Tower in St. Patrick's Grounds".

    High angled shot of a stone block suspended from a scaffolding frame in front of a church. A bishop steps onto a platform in front of the frame and takes a seat, two attendants help him remove his hat. Two men appear to tilt the stone towards the Bishop. The bishop blesses the stone. A procession of girls in white veils walk past the stone and into the crowd watching.

    L/S of the Bishop conducting a service from an outdoor altar, crowds gather (including girls in white) on either side of a path / aisle. The crowd stand from kneeling and the Bishop and his attendants walks down the aisle.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    508.03
    Media URN:
    25864
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:21:00 / 01:11:58:00
    Canister:
    G 1307

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