• Short Summary

    Father Divine buys a farm for his religious sect. New York, America (USA).

  • Description

    Item title reads - Heaven. Father Divine buys farm facing F.D.R's.

    New York, America (USA). (LNER)

    M/S as the 'angels', followers of Father Divine, parade through the town with banners proclaiming their beliefs, most of the followers are black. M/S of Father Divine in the back of a car, he looks at the camera. L/S of the Hudson river. Aerial L/S of the estate of American President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Aerial L/S of Father Divine's farm. M/S as a man enters the gate. M/S of 'peace' written on a stone. Various shots the farm, M/S of peace written on landing stage by the river. M/S of Howland Spencer, childhood friend of the President's. Various shots of the farm.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    973.54
    Media URN:
    17436
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:19:00 / 01:55:18:00
    Canister:
    38/66

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