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Reference number: 1786

Date: 1930c

Director: [filmed by Mr. Lawrie]

Sound: silent

Original format: 9.5mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.28 mins

Description: Young Roman Catholic children process through streets with banners, dressed for their First Communion. Includes shots of Church and nearby school, St. Roberts, possibly in Glasgow.

Shotlist: No credits. Shot of map [oof]; exts church (0.18) Religious procession, altar boys followed by priests; c/u unlocking front doors, congregation enters church (1.19) m/s building "Catholic School of Saint Robert"; exts. church adjacent; further shots of procession, headed by boys carrying a crucifix and candles; crocodile of small boys and girls dressed in white [4 or 5 years old]; embroidered banner showing Christ followed by older girls in white veils and dresses, wearing medallions; end of procession, younger girl carrying lilies, wearing a longer veil, carried by four small children in velvet clothes, followed by priests (2.38) altar boy carries crucifix decorated with ribbons, held by other boys; brass band; large banner; small children in white; older girls; parents (4.23) brief ints. church? [dark] (4.28)