• Short Summary

    Blessing of the sea in honour of St. Felix, patron saint of Suffolk.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "SOUTHWOLD".

    Southwold, Suffolk.

    Various shots of the religious procession walking through the countryside towards the sea in Southwold, Suffolk. This is the ceremony in honour of St. Felix who came by sea to become the first Bishop of East Anglia and patron saint of Suffolk. Procession stops on the cliffs overlooking the sea where the ceremony of blessing of the sea is perform. Several shots of the blessing of the sea ceremony, crowds looking on.

    This item originally belonged to Pathe Gazettes issue 37/68 but is misplaced.

    Cataloguer's Note: These scenes may in fact have been shot in Dunwich - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    931.35
    Media URN:
    16001
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:09:00 / 01:29:46:00
    Canister:
    37/66

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