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March of Time -- outtakes -- Church/religious ceremony in Warsaw; Cardinal Hlond

Film | Accession Number: 1997.134.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1214 | Film ID: 53

November 16, 1947: Cardinal August Hlond arriving in car. Priests, clergy entering bombed church in Warsaw, including Hlond and Mgr. Sigismund Kaczynski, ex-member of the Polish government in exile at London. 02:46:03 Religious procession on street. Archbishops of Poland talking to Hlond in Kaczynski's office. Reverend Michael Kolbuch, Provincial of Poland and father of La Salette Congregation, bowing to Hlond. Children offering flowers. 02:48:16 October 18, 1947: Destroyed church called "Place of Three Cross", some columns still standing, steeple gravely damaged by bombing, worshippers pray under the ruins. People coming in and out of entrance marked "Wejscie Do Kosciola". 02:49:49 Cross. 02:50:12 October 2, 1947: EXT, damaged church where Chopin's heart is conserved. Facade, scaffolding, Christ statue, workmen on scaffold, "Sursum Corda." 02:51:08 October 5, 1947: Girls singing during mass inside wrecked church, old lady, scaffolding, people praying. 02:52:38 In church service, clergy arrive and leave. Worshippers are blessed, old lady, praying behind ruined walls of church. Girls singing. 02:54:39 Entering confessional, service, old lady, scaffolding.

Film Title
Hodgson's Poland
Event Date
October 5-November 16, 1947
Warsaw, Poland
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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