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  • Short Summary

    Young men are being entered into the life of monk - they get their heads shaved.

  • Description

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    Men line up with with hymn books and sing. A small procession of monks walk past singing. Various shots of religious ceremony. It appears to be a ceremony where young men become apprentice monks. Their jackets are removed and they are presented with their monastic habits. VS of the new monks. MS of priest speaking. VS of monk being handed candle and crucifix. He is blessed and greeted by the priest. The new monks parade away. VS of monks having haircuts - the traditional tonsure. Good shots of monks with newly shaven heads.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2753.03
    Media URN:
    81165
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:26:00 / 01:23:04:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 42

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