• Short Summary

    Silkworms are taken from castle to church in old ceremony at St. Botolph's Church, Kent.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "SILK WORMS RECEIVE BLESSING".

    Farningham, Kent.

    Procession of men and women walking from Lullingstone Castle to St. Botolph's Church in Farningham, Kent. Back shot of procession entering church. Side shot of procession entering church. Close up shot of Lady Hart-Dyke entering church. Panning shot of church window. People walking to seats. Close up shot of the wheel. Close up shot of the cocoons. Close up shot of the eggs. Women walking to camera. Back shot of girls handing silk to priest. Close up shot of the Priest, Reverend Hal Jefferson, with silk. Close up shot of the women praying. Shot of the village.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1426.02
    Media URN:
    46485
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:35:00 / 01:02:28:00
    Canister:
    48/29

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