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  • Short Summary

    Conflict between President Calles and Catholic Church in Mexico.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "RELIGIOUS CRISIS IN MEXICO. Vast throngs gather before the City Cathedral when Calles' Government decree is published".

    Mexico, Central America.

    Panning shot over heads of crowd, some holding banners with Spanish slogans on. High angled L/S of crowd. L/S of crowds swarming outside large, ornate Mexico City cathedral.

    Intertitle reads: "Mothers wait for hours to have children baptised before suspension of the Sacraments".

    Panning shot along crowd of Mexican women holding babies and toddlers. Various M/Ss of long queue of parents with small children, some shelter from sun beneath umbrellas. They are queuing outside side entrance to cathedral.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    544.12
    Media URN:
    26055
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:13:00 / 01:36:27:00
    Canister:
    G 1321

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