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  • Short Summary

    The church bestows its blessing on fishing fleet of 3000 men leaving for 9 months fishing in Newfoundland. France.

  • Description

    No title, paperwork reads - With the church's blessing. 50,000 people at traditional religious ceremony as great fishing fleet with 3000 fishermen leaves for 9 months fishing off banks of Newfoundland. France.

    Various shots of the fleet in the dock. M/S of people gathered onboard. M/S of the ceremony conducted by clergyman. M/S of him in robes and mitre.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    820.08
    Media URN:
    18881
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:53:00 / 01:11:33:00
    Canister:
    G 1691

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