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  • Short Summary

    Footage of Priest giving mass in the trenches.

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    Priest celebrates mass in trenches. France ?

    World War One. Ceremonies. Religion. French Roman Catholic Priest celebrates mass at the front. Shot of a bunch of men standing; hatless; facing rt.; forest in BG. Slow pan rt. on this. Finally arriving at priest; w/ back turned to cam; facing altar - cross on back of robes. He turns back; raises hand; says prayer. Soldiers cross themselves. Symbols. Ritual.

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    Film ID:
    2336.15
    Media URN:
    75049
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:42:00 / 01:18:22:00
    Canister:
    ON 207 E

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