• Short Summary

    The procession of the Holy Blood in Bruges where tableaux are formed depicting scenes from the life of Christ.

  • Description

    Bruges, Belgium

    Title Card reads: "Reverencing a Relic Procession of the Holy Blood in Bruges".

    WS. A Statue of the Madonna / Virgin Mary being carried by women dressed in white with their faces covered in veils. WS. Children dressed as Shepherds and wise men crossing a bridge. MS. Girl dressed as Mary carrying a doll dressed as baby Jesus and walking alongside a donkey.

    WS. Procession crossing a bridge with a steam boat and canoes in the foreground. WS. children forming part of a procession in which tableaux are formed depicting scenes from the life of Christ. WS. Man in costume with a sheep on a leash. LS. A float depicting the Nativity. WS. Girls in costume carrying sheaves. WS. Crowd. WS. A man dressed as Christ carrying a cross followed by children dressed as Roman soldiers. WS. Priests carrying lanterns and holy relics. WS. Priests in procession . WS. Priests.

    At the end of this item there is very unusual Pathe Gazette end card with word Pathe formed into the shape of the Pathe cockerel.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:31:00 / 01:22:47:00

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