• Short Summary

    Leonard Beecher is new Archbishop of Tanganyika, Archbishop of Canterbury officiates.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Africa's new Archbishop.

    Tanganyika (now Tanzania). East Africa.

    M/S Archbishop of Canterbury Dr. Fisher alighting from aircraft at Dodoma Airport. M/S crowds waving. M/S Dr. Fisher shaking hands with various clergymen. C/U Bishop A. Stanway. C/U Dr. Fisher with the Right Reverend Yohana Omari, Bishop of Ukaguru and Ngule. M/S locals looking at the aeroplane. M/S garden party at the Mission to Seamen. M/S lady sat with baby. M/S Dr. Fisher talking to Mrs Angelina Reed aged 94 and her Missionary daughter Miss A. Reed who is in her late seventies. M/S guests.

    Various shots of the procession towards the church where the new Bishop, Leonard Beecher, will be inaugurated. M/S Archbishop of Canterbury in the procession, bringing up the rear is Canon John Sepeku the first African to become Archdeacon in the Diocese of Zanzibar. M/S procession showing the new Bishop. M/S local women. M/S church interior showing the new Bishop and Dr. Fisher. M/S of the two Bishops walking past camera. Dr. Fisher takes Cross from bearer and turns to face the new Bishop. M/S crowd outside church. M/S Dr. Fisher holding a shield and a knobkerrie which had been presented to him.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    Not available
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:42:00 / 01:31:00:00

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment