• Short Summary

    Large numbers of pilgrims attend prayer services at the French shrine.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Lourdes Centenary".

    Lourdes, France.

    GV Lourdes Cathedral. LV Pilgrims assembling around the Cathedral for ceremony. LV Service in progress with priests. SV Roman Catholic Priests. SV Priests around the altar praying. CU Nun kneeling and praying. Angle shot Silhouette of cross against the sky.

    GV Village of Bardier where Bernadette Soubirous was born and lived with her parents. SV Reconstruction shot of Bernadette with her sheep in the countryside. GV Lourdes Castle. SV Showing narrow steps going up between houses. SV Pan up the home of Bernadette, Le Cachot. SV Int. showing Bernadette's bed. CU Portrait of Bernadette.

    GV Ext. reconstruction shot of three little girls figuring Bernadette, her sister and her friend collecting drift wood in front of the grotto. SV Three girls picking up wood pan up to the cave entrance where Bernadette saw the lady appear for the first time. GV Pilgrims assembled in front of the Holy Grotto. SV Candles burning. CU Candles burning. SV Bernadette's body in glass coffin. GV Pan down to mass of pilgrims assembled and praying. SV Priests giving Holy Communion to the pilgrims. SV Crippled and ill pilgrims praying. SV Bishop giving blessing to the congregation. SV Pilgrims kneeling, including crippled child in wheel chair. SV Small boy crying seated in chair being comforted by his mother.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:03:00 / 01:18:24:00

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