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  • Short Summary

    Russia - Church bells are destroyed on order of authorities.

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    French Item title reads - Le Probleme Religieux. Les autorites russes procedent a la destruction des cloches. (The Russian authorities proceed with the destruction of bells).

    No English title, paperwork reads - In Russia today. The Pathe Gazette has no religious or political opinions and presents these pictures of the most prominent news items of the day - without comment and exactly as received.

    L/S of a church, M/S as camera pans down the tower to the bottom, M/S aerial view of men winding a rope attached to the bells. M/S of bell in tower, M/S of two elderly men watching excitedly. M/S of four men winding the rope, M/S of two women watching. M/S as the bell falls out and smashes on the ground, a young man points up and smiles. Another one falls and smashes. Various shots of bits of broken bell, M/S of a man hammering at the bell on the ground.

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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:
    01:48:12:00 / 01:49:20:00
    G 1686

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