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  • Short Summary

    American evangelist Krishna Venta, who dresses in biblical robes, visits London.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    The new Messiah - American evangelist Krishna Venta in London.

    Various shots of Venta and wife walking in Hyde Park, both wear biblical-style robes, he wears a long beard.

    Various shots woman in street talking to Venta & his wife, the woman seems irate and points at the crucifix around her neck.

    More shots Venta and wife walking in Park - their eccentric appearance means they get lots of funny looks from passers-by. Venta talking to people, he blesses a baby and a disabled person. M/S Venta and wife kneeling in prayer in front of Buckingham Palace. Venta stands in front of statue of Abraham Lincoln with his arms in the air (Jesus-like position). Venta and wife are seen talking to policemen. Venta and wife are seen walking beside Serpentine.

    Selected scenes from Gazette issue 49/23. Date given on old record is 15/03/1949.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:06:00 / 01:56:21:00
    UN 2079 I

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