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  • Short Summary

    Consecration of the new bell at Cologne Cathedral.

  • Description

    Cologne, Germany.

    Title: "THE PEACE BELL. Thousands throng the Cathedral Square to witness impressive consecration ceremony".

    High angled shot of a crowd in a square outside a cathedral, the new bell sits on a platform in front of the cathedral doors. High angled shot of the bell on the platform, a choir in white robes surround it, several priests appear to be giving a sermon from the platform to the crowd. M/S of the bell on the platform surrounded by choristers and various other people, an archbishop walks around the bell (sprinkling it with holy water?), his robes are held by two altar boys.

    Note: for more shots of the bell please see record for - 25 TON PEACE BELL - in G 1142.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    366.09
    Media URN:
    24754
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:08:00 / 01:15:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1146

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