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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of a world congress of Bishops at Canterbury Cathedral, including shots of the cathedral interior.

  • Description

    Canterbury, Kent.

    MS Throng of bishops on railway station platform. LS Cathedral. MS Pan down cathedral (Poor quality). CU Dr. Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury processes in through door of the Cathedral. MS Bishops in procession in the Cathedral grounds. MS Angle shot of the Cathedral. (2 shots). MS Towards camera. Dr Fisher (?) in procession. CU Bishops in procession in Canterbury town. CU Pan across faces of several bishops. CU Australian sign, pan down to procession. CU Bishops' procession. CU A bishop walking briskly towards camera. CU American bishop panning with his film camera. LS Cathedral seen through arch. CU Statue outside cathedral, pan to bishop looking up at it. MS Bishops walking in Canterbury's street. CU Asian or Chinese bishops alighting from train. CU Bishops. CU Greek archbishops. MS Bishops alighting from train.(4 shots). MS Rear view, Greek archbishops entering Cathedral. CU Greek archbishop. MS and LS Bishops in procession in the cloisters. CU Australian sign "Missionary Dioceses of the Middle East" pan to procession.

    MS Pan along procession entering cathedral. CU Pan up Greek bishops. CU Sign, "Missionary Dioceses of West Africa," pan to procession including black Bishops. CU Pan down Cathedral. MS Rear view, procession entering cathedral. CU Bishops. Dr Fisher walking in procession. LS Various shots of the service in the cathedral, including the congregation, the choir, high shots of the nave, the vaulted ceilings. CU Pan up Dr Fisher, standing at the door of the Cathedral, with choirboys behind. MS Canterbury Cathedral.

    Cuts 48/55.
    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 5/7/48.

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    Film ID:
    2451.16
    Media URN:
    67127
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:54:00 / 01:44:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 1964.B

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