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  • Short Summary

    The Archbishop of Dublin blesses the foundation stone for new church at Killester. Ireland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Archbishop of Dublin lays foundation stone of new church at Killester. Ireland.

    L/S as priests and altar boys walk down the field, one boy carries a cross while people watch from the side, the Archbishop makes the sign of the cross as he passes. M/S as one priest puts the Archbishop's hat on for him and gives him a staff, he reads from the bible held by an altar boy. M/S of them stood by the foundation stone. M/S of the Archbishop, without his hat, throwing incense over the stone and blessing it. M/S as he takes the trowel and walks around the stone making the sign of the cross with it. M/S of priests all kneeling. L/S of the crowds, the camera pans across them. M/S of the priests again. M/S as they all walk along next to the ditch where the foundations go, the Archbishop throws incense in it.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:06:00 / 01:19:23:00
    G 1206

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