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    Statue of the (Notre-Dame de Lorette) Holy Virgin, arrives in Paris from Italy.

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    Le Bourget airfield.

    Statue of the (Notre-Dame de Lorette) Holy Virgin, who protects pilots & emigrants, arrives in Paris from Italy. The statue was blessed by Pope Pios XII and is to be offered to Italian emigrants in France.

    MS The statue, preceded by clergy, being borne away from plane. MS. Spectators (2 shots). MS. A nun among the onlookers. MS. LS. The statue being carried on a streamlined car through crowd-lined streets of Paris to Notre Dame Cathedral. SCU. Plane carrying statue taxiing towards. MS. The statue being handed out of plane. (3 shots). CU. Head of the statue. LS. The statue being lifted from plane. LS. Spectators in front of airfield buildings. MS. The statue being decked with flowers. MS. A cardinal, or high church arrives on the scene. SCU. Cardinal and others cross themselves.

    Notre Dame cathedral.

    MS. The statue on car pan up to carved work on Notre Dame Cathedral. MS. Back view with statue being carried into the Cathedral. MS. Front view ditto. MS. Good view of Notre Dame cathedral taken from the Seine.

    (Mute. F.G. & B/W.)

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:27:00 / 01:44:05:00
    UN 2148 B

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