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    Westminster Cathedral, London.

    New Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, Archbishop Dr William Godfrey, is enthroned in Westminster Cathedral. GV. Dr William Godfrey walking under a canopy towards the Nave, preceded by Cathedral chaplains, & LV. SV. Archbishop walking under canopy towards the nave. SV. Archbishop walks up the Nave with clergy and priests in foreground. SV. Pan, the Archbishop with priests walking up the Nave, he turns towards the camera and bows. GV. Congregation start to kneel. SV. Archbishop kneeling in solemn prayer before the altar, & SCU. SV. High dignitaries of the Catholic Church with congregation watching. SCU. Pan, the Archbishop walking across from where he has been praying to the Investments Chair. LV. Clergy watching. LV. Archbishop being vested with robes with three small choir boys lined up in front of him. CU. Small choirboy in attendance. SV. The Apostolic Delegate to Britain, the Pope's representative and Archbishop Gerald Patrick O'Hara placing the mitre upon Dr Godfrey's head. GV. Ceremony and the Archbishop being lead to the throne by Archbishop O'Hara. SV. Archbishop O'Hara helping Dr Godfrey to sit down on his throne wearing mitre and gold cape. CU. New Archbishop of Westminster Dr William Godfrey sitting on throne. GV. Members of the clergy paying homage to Dr Godfrey after enthronement by kissing the Archbishop's ring, & CU. GV. Priests standing. SV. New Archbishop of Westminster, Dr Godfrey, sitting on throne fully robed, flanked by two priests.

    (Title Scene J)

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:09:00 / 01:21:07:00
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    Religion & Politics
    Archbishops of Westminster Westminster Cathedral
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