• Short Summary

    Priests bless the 3000 fishermen who are to spend the next 8 months at sea.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "St. Malo - WITH THE CHURCH'S BLESSING - 50,000 people at traditional religious ceremony as great fishing fleet with 3,000 fishermen leave for 8 months fishing off banks of Newfoundland."

    St. Malo, Newfoundland.

    Procession led by several priests walking along town's streets. Procession goes to the sea coast. Crowds at the sea coast. Religious ceremony takes place. Priests are singing while one of them blesses the sea and ships. Town's harbour is full of ships. Images of the ships filled with people are juxtaposed with images of the priest blessing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    783.06
    Media URN:
    8698
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:22:00 / 01:10:35:00
    Canister:
    34/18

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