CORONATION OF POPE CELESTINE V RE-ENACTED - 1932 The ancient city of Aquila, Italy honors martyred Pope Celestine V with a re-enactment of his 1294 coronation at the Church of Collemaggio. Citizens wear medieval costumes representing Kings, Queens and the Papal Delegation present during the original ceremony.
FATHER COX & THE JOBLESS POLITICAL PARTY - 1932 The Jobless Party aka Blue Shirts gather in Creve Coeur, Missouri for a political convention and to salute their presidential candidate Father James R. Cox whose activism for the unemployed and homeless is legendary.
FATHER COX & UNEMPLOYED MARCH ON D.C. - 1932 Father James R. Cox leads a 25,000 person demonstration on Washington D.C. demanding Congress provide unemployment relief. In spite of some apprehensions "Cox's Army" is peaceful and marchers are fed as they gather near the Capital building.
CONSTRUCTION OF RAILWAY SYSTEM IN VATICAN CITY Workers rush to complete a railway system in the new papal domain of the Vatican City. A railway line 600 feet long involving the boring of a 300 foot tunnel is under construction. The rearing of a 700 foot bridge and the wrecking of antique walls under the hands of workers, in the first and exclusive motion pictures revealing the extent of the sacred state in its construction in 1931.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:04:00, No Audio
JAPANESE CEREMONIES AT KASHIMA SHRINE - 1933 Japanese villages take part in religious ceremonies at the Kashima Shrine dedicated to Shinto Kami Takemikazuchi-no-mikoto, a patron deity of the martial arts. They hope the rituals will invoke blessings upon the Japanese armies in battle.
CLERGY BLESSES KING BORIS III The clergy blesses the king and army in an annual epiphany dedication in Sofia, Bulgaria. Accompanied by high dignitaries of the Church, King Boris III plays a principal role in the 12th day religious festival and is acclaimed by the populace as he reviews the troops.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:46:00, No Audio
THE GOLDEN CROSS RELIGIOUS CEREMONY King Carol of Romania officiates the annual ritual of "The Golden Cross" in Bucharest. The King and church dignitaries join in this religious ceremonty in which the Monarch tosses a symbol into the river to sanctify the water for baptism. The monks recover it for the metropolitan and head of faith.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:59:00, No Audio
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