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  • Short Summary

    50,000 people attend religious ceremony to bless fishing fleet of 3000 men leaving St. Malo in France for Newfoundland.

  • Description

    No title, paperwork reads - With the church's blessing. 50,000 people at traditional religious ceremony as great fishing fleet with 3000 fishermen leave St. Malo for 8 months off banks of Newfoundland. France.

    L/S of the fishing fleet in the docks, various shots as boat sails along. Various shots of fleet and boat with clergyman on board sailing past. M/S as he blesses the fleet from the boat.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    780.27
    Media URN:
    35668
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:48:00 / 01:37:21:00
    Canister:
    G 1585

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