• Short Summary

    A Dutch parson finds a novel way of raising funds to restore his church.

  • Description

    Gaastmeer & Amsterdam, Holland (Netherlands).

    GV. Pan of the church that needs repairing from spire to church. SV. Badly cracked wall and Reverend Bruinsma comes into picture and takes loose part of brick from cracking wall and examines it and replaces it. CU. Large cracks in exterior of wall. CU. The Reverend looking at the wall. SV. Interior, church window. GV. Interior of church - large congregation assembled. AS. Church spire. SV. Towards, the Reverend leads out young couple who have just been married before the church goes to repair. SV. Woman waiting on doorstep holding baker's hat, probably wife. Reverend comes towards her to collect hat. CU. As he takes cap from hand and starts to make off towards bakery. We can see church in background and he goes away. CU. Man's hands mixing dough and putting it onto table. SV. Other men working in bakery, pan down to them making gingerbreads. SV. Pan down of the Reverend rolling and making gingerbread. SV. Tray is put into oven and one that is baked is taken out. GV. Marget Square in Amsterdam. SV. Woman in Frisian costume and shiny hat head dress. SV. Woman hands a little boy a gingerbread. He is held in mother's arms and he takes it in exchange for money. CU. Back view, Frisian saleswomen. SV. The Reverend talking to one of them and he looks down at the can in which the money is being put. CU. Zoom into milk churn type canister with money (notes) at the bottom of it and more being put in. Dissolve through to show GV. of the church in question.

    (F.G.) (Orig.D.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    649.23
    Media URN:
    32740
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:55:00 / 01:38:16:00
    Canister:
    57/35

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