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  • Short Summary

    Religious ceremony marks fishermen's departure for France for Newfoundland.

  • Description

    St. Malo, France.

    50,000 people at traditional religious ceremony as great Fishing Fleet, with 3,000 fishermen leaves for 8 months fishing off Banks of Newfoundland.

    High angled L/S of a fleet of tall ships in the harbour at St. Malo. M/S of a procession of children dressed in black berets coming along the quayside, four boys carry a model of a tall ship on their shoulders. L/S of the masts of tall ships decorated in bunting. M/S of men in religious robes following the procession, including a bishop. M/S of a small ferry decorated with bunting, a brass band play on the deck, some of the men in religious robes are also on board. Panning shots of the masts and rigging, decorated with flags and bunting, of the tall ships. M/S of the ferry sailing past the tall ships.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    456.18
    Media URN:
    25612
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:27:00 / 01:37:02:00
    Canister:
    G 1273

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