• Short Summary

    A religious ceremony in front of a church to bless carrier pigeons.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Rome".

    Rome, Italy.

    Various shots of a religious ceremony in front of a church to bless carrier pigeons. Some CUs of pigeons in cages. The Cardinal blesses the birds from the steps of the Church. The birds are released at the end of the service to fly home.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2955.13
    Media URN:
    84936
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:00:00 / 01:57:55:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 22

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