• Short Summary

    ST ANTHONY IS ASKED MANY FAVOURS BY CHRISTIANS AROUND THE WORLD -- MOST OF THEM SEEKING ASSISTANCE TO FINE SOME LOST ITEM OF PERSONAL IMPORTANCE.

  • Description

    1.
    LV CHURCH OF ST ANTHONY
    0.10

    2.
    MV TWO GIRLS ARRIVING AND BUY CANDLES
    0.19

    3.
    CU GIRL
    0.22

    4.
    MV GIRLS GET OFF TRAM
    0.25

    5.
    MV GIRL WAITS OUTSIDE CHURCH
    0.33

    6.
    CU GIRL WALKING
    0.37

    7.
    GV INT..CHURCH AND ALTAR (CROWD)
    0.44

    8.
    TV PEOPLE IN CHURCH
    0.48

    9.
    SV GIRLS WITH LIGHTED CANDLES
    0.51

    10.
    CU GIRL
    0.52

    11.
    MV GIRLS AT FONT
    0.56

    12.
    CU HANDS PRESSED ON TO FONT
    0.58

    13.
    CU GIRL'S FACE PAN TO GIRL'S HAND ON FONT
    1.03

    14.
    CU GIRL'S HAND FULL OF PINS
    1.07

    15.
    SLV BUMPER CARS AT FAIR
    1.10



    Initials JNT/V/BHH/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ST ANTHONY IS ASKED MANY FAVOURS BY CHRISTIANS AROUND THE WORLD -- MOST OF THEM SEEKING ASSISTANCE TO FINE SOME LOST ITEM OF PERSONAL IMPORTANCE.

    BUT IN MADRID THE LOCAL MAIDENS ASK A LOT MORE OF THE GOOD ANTHONY -- THEY PRAY, IN FACT, THAT HE WILL FIND THEM A HUSBAND.

    ITS AN ANNUAL FIESTA PECULIAR TO MADRID, AT WHICH THE REQUESTS ARE MADE. DURING THE TWO DAY FIESTA SOME 3,000 GIRLS IN SEARCH OF A HUSBAND DIRECT THEIR PRAYERS AND INTENTION TO ST ANTHONY AT A CHURCH DEDICATED TO HIM.

    ITS A TRADITION DATING BACK TWO CENTURIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8134GG6E3ZPU5L7ZAN4APQY2J
    Media URN:
    VLVA8134GG6E3ZPU5L7ZAN4APQY2J
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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