Religious procession and ceremony on the Aegean Island of Tinos.
Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown or unclear.
Celebrations on the island of Tinos in the Aegean Sea - 1947.
General view of the Church of the Virgin Mother of Tinos. Various shots of worshippers who spent the night in the churchyard. Visitors queue up to salute a picture of the Virgin mother.
Elevated views of the island. More shots of the worshippers in the churchyard. A woman pilgrim walks on her knees up the road to the church; people stare at her as they walk by. CM/S of disabled war veteran selling candlesticks to other pilgrims to make money for his visit. Nuns selling picture postcards and emblems. M/S of the woman walking on her knees mounting the steps of the church.
M/S of a fountain donated by a Turkish Moslem. Shot of a war blinded officer supported by his wife and a soldier. Girls collect money for soldiers fighting in Northern Greece. Various shots of the procession to the church led by a Bishop.
General view of the gathering with warships in harbour in the background. Soldiers, clergymen and sailors walk along in a procession. People watch the procession from a balcony. High angle shot of the crowds gathered beside the harbour with ships seen in the background. Greek orthodox priest conducts service. People kiss a religious icon.