Documentary 10min

The Catholic Centennial Celebration (1908)

Not rated.

Facts
Director Gaston Méliès
Country United States
Language English
Titles
(Alternative) Catholic Centennial Parade
Production
Categories
Black and White Catholic Church Celebration Documentary New York Parade People Short Silent Film
Description

This film is the only one taken of the Centenary of the Founding of the Archdiocese of New York and should interest any audience, regardless of their religion.

Some of the scenes shown in this most imposing and elaborate picture are:

1. Celebration of children during the centenary week.
2. Grand celebration at the St. Patrick's Cathedral.
3. Procession of Cardinals and Prelates from Archbishop Farley's residence to the Cathedral.
4. The monster Parade of Saturday, May 2d.

Amongst the organisations shown are: St. Francis Xavier Cadets; De La Salle Academy Cadets; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Bohemian Catholic Societies; Classon Point Military Academy Cadets; The Knights of Columbus; Detachments from the Several Parishes of the ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK, etc.

Source: Star-Film Catalog

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Cast
Unavailbale.
Crew
Gaston Méliès - Producer
Gaston Méliès - Director