Sunday Worship Service at St. Thomas Episcopal Church,New York City, dedicated to "Bundles For Britain "
United States USA Date:1941, April 20 Duration:5 min 50 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Views from balcony in rear of sanctuary. Crucifer leads clergy and choir of men and boys toward altar, followed by color guards with flags, including those of the British Empire,at start of Sunday Worship Service in St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Fifth Avenue and Fifty-third Street, in New York City. Rector Reverend Roelif Brooks stands before the altar, facing the congregation, as crowds of parishioners come forward carrying their "bundles for Britain." Clergy at the altar arrange the bundles in two piles and then pray to bless them. Scenes at the altar, as clergy arrange the packages into two piles. View of clergymen accepting bundles from parishioners.View of Cricifer leading procession of color guards with British and American flags, along sidewalk outside the church along 53rd Street, New York City. The street is lined, at the curbs with cars, and with onlookers on the sidewalk.The procession rounds the corner and enters the church's main entrance on 5th Avenue.
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