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  • Short Summary

    The Bishop of Monmouth consecrates a new parish church.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "The Lord Bishop of Monmouth - With impressive ceremony, solemnly consecrates new parish church. "

    Ynysddu, South Wales

    M/S of a large procession led by churchmen in robes, making their way along a road lined by crowds. The Welsh valley landscape and town is seen below in the background. Youths in robes at the head of the group arrive at the church carrying crosses and followed by choir boys. C/U of Bishop, in white robes, holding a sacred staff, with other churchmen outside the church. The Bishop, in ceremonial fashion, bangs the church door with his staff, as in the manner of Black Rod.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    692.04
    Media URN:
    33209
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:29:00 / 01:07:10:00
    Canister:
    G 1418

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