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  • Short Summary

    A religious parade and ceremony in Rome.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "The cross of Martyrs. Replacing wooden cross which for centuries marked the scene of early Christians martyrdom in the Colosseum - dedicated in presence of Queen of Italy. The relics of the holy cross were carried in procession."

    Rome, Italy

    M/S crowds, with a procession of pennants seen in parade. The Queen of Italy is seen briefly and some birds are released. M/S church officials proceed out of a doorway, one swinging an incense burner with the cross borne on a canopied carrier behind.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    684.02
    Media URN:
    33017
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:45:00 / 01:03:20:00
    Canister:
    G 1401

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