• Short Summary

    Refugees from Eastern Europe gather outside Sacre Coeur church in Paris for all-night vigil.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Refugees at Prayer".

    Paris, France.

    Various night shots refugees "from behind the iron curtain" walking past camera up steps to the Sacre Coeur church at the top of Montmartre Hill. Leaders of the refugees carry crosses draped with chains. Representatives are from Rumania, Poland, East Germany and Hungary, some refugees carry flaming torches. Amongst them are several nuns. The refugees pass a banner laid out on church entrance steps that reads: "Liberty for Hungary". They assemble outside church for all-night vigil.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1701.35
    Media URN:
    52884
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:00:00 / 01:46:42:00
    Canister:
    59/97

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