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  • Short Summary

    Malacca celebrates the feast of St. Francis Xavier.

  • Description

    Malacca, Malaysia (Malaya).

    Several shots of religious procession bringing a relic to a priest during the celebration of the Feast of St. Francis Xavier. Priest (possibly Bishop of Malacca) takes it and places it to altar - all in the open air. Various shots of the priest reading during service, people listening, some on their knees. Priest carrying relic, procession follows him.

    Unknown ceremony takes place, including people in old time clothes. Malayan Christian priest walks along line of men introducing himself (or similar). Various shots of the men and women in the old time costumes dancing - 17th and 18th century dancing. Crowd looking on.

    Several shots of the people walking around the ruins of a church - could be remains of St. Paul's Church in Malacca.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2020.14
    Media URN:
    74071
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:06:00 / 01:25:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 2519 F

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