• Short Summary

    Jehovah's Witnesses from around the world gather at Twickenham for assembly. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Witnesses baptised.

    Assembly of Jehovah's Witnesses at Twickenham, Greater London.

    L/S people in the stands at Twickenham ground. M/S letters spelling out Jehovah's Witness on the turf. M/S two women embracing each other in greeting. L/S Twickenham, various shots people gathered in stands. M/S Minister addressing crowds. L/S tents at camp site near Shepperton. Various shots families on site. M/S people queuing up to get water from tap on site. M/S man filling container. Various shots of woman washing her clothes in a bowl. M/S washing hanging from line outside tent. M/S wringer. M/S huge hot water boilers. M/S two men working them.

    C/U potatoes being scooped out of large drums. Various shots of cooks frying thousands of sausages. C/U sausages. M/S large vats containing rice pudding being stirred by men. M/S people queuing up outside tents for their food. C/U Mr A. Pryce-Hughes the Leader of Britain's Jehovah's Witnesses on right of picture. Interior shots of people being served with food. C/U two women in queue. Various shots as food is served.

    L/S crowds on the stands at Twickenham, pan to the big pool where people are being baptised. Various shots as men, women and children are baptised. M/S people queuing up for their turn. M/S woman in smock being helped down stairs into the pool. Various shots as people are baptised. M/S black lady being baptised.

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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:
    01:15:51:00 / 01:18:38:00

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