• Short Summary

    Climax of the last celebrations connected with the Millenium of the Polish State were: the May Day parade in Warsaw, which took place on Warsaw's biggest Defilade Square at the foot of the Palace of Culture and Science and which was received by kladyskaw Gomukka and other Party and Government leaders.

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    Reel I - May Day Parade/ - WARSAW


    1.
    G.V. of eastern side of Defilade Square with new blocks


    2.
    G.V. Square in front of Great Theatre / gathering place for demonstrations


    3.
    Nike Monument on Theatre Square


    4.
    People gathering on Theatre Square


    5.
    - same - Swietokrzyska Street


    6.
    - same -


    7.
    Eastern side of Defilade Square


    8.
    same


    9 -13.
    Various angles - May Day Parade.


    14.
    Coats of Arms of Polish towns carried in parade.


    15.
    Parade with inscriptions connected with Poland's Millenium


    16.
    Children


    17.
    Saluting base with W. Gomukka and other statesmen.


    18.
    same


    19 -21.
    Parade


    22.
    Demonstration - slogans demanding an end to war in Vietnam.


    23.
    same


    24 -26.
    Parade



    REEL II - RELIGIOUS CEREMONY IN CZESTOCHOWA MAY 3RD


    1 -6.
    Various views of Monastery in Czestochowa with crowds of faithful, who came to attend celebrations


    7.
    Fragment of Basilica at Monastery


    8.
    Cardinal Wyshynsky surrounded by bishops


    9.
    Procession with the picture of the Black Madonna of Czestochowa leaves Basilica.


    10 -11.
    Black Madonna carried by priests


    12.
    Bishop carrying new crown, which will be fastened on picture of Madonna.


    13.
    Birds' eye view. Procession with picture


    14.
    Monks in procession


    15 -18.
    Various views of procession with picture of Black Madonna.




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    Background: Climax of the last celebrations connected with the Millenium of the Polish State were: the May Day parade in Warsaw, which took place on Warsaw's biggest Defilade Square at the foot of the Palace of Culture and Science and which was received by kladyskaw Gomukka and other Party and Government leaders. On May 3rd great religious ceremonies took place in the monastery in Czestochowa to mark 1000 years of Christianity in Poland. In these celebrations participated the whole Polish episcopate headed by Cardinal Stefan Wyshynsky, many thousands of faithful from Poland and delegations from abroad.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEBTM4OBWAFV9WAPXRFMCIGN0J
    Media URN:
    VLVAEBTM4OBWAFV9WAPXRFMCIGN0J
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:56:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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