VIDEO ONE The film begins with clips of our House of Studies, still the same today in Oakland CA. Then follows film of the Dominican Rite Solemn Mass, the center of the liturgical day at the House of Studies. The film than moves to the class room, and then highlights different aspects of the life.
A list of those appearing is below the video. The times listed for each of the scenes in the identification list tell where you can find that segment on the video.
The Priory and Grounds (time 0:00)
Members of the Choir (time 1:35) are identified for Second Video
Solemn Mass Ministers (time 2:43)
Classroom (time 5:07)
Instructor: Fr. Fabian Parmisano, O.P.
Student in his Room (time 7:00)
Bro. Jordan DeMan, O.P.
Library Stacks (time 7:26)
Studying in Library (time 8:36)
Student Discussion by the Fire (time 9:11)
Chess Players (time 9:58)
Music Room (time 10:20)
Drama Practice (time 10:43)
Weather Service (time 11:30)
Bro. Stanislaus Sharlach, O.P.
Art Studio (time 11:56)
The second part of the film highlights the fine arts and the domestic life of the house. It then returns to the Solemn Mass and ends with the chanting of the Exsultet according to the Dominican chant. The credits were actually added later, I am told by Fr. Finbar Hayes.
Music Session (time 0:00)
Print Shop (time 0:30)
Bro. Antoninus Everson, T.O.P.
Wood Shop (time 1:25)
Visiting the Infirm (time 2:39)
Student and Teacher (time 2:60)
Priest Leaving for Sunday Supply (time 3:30)
Gardens (time 4:06)
Dominican Sisters at Grotto (time 4:35)
Sisters in the Kitchen (time 5:02)
De Profundis Line and Refectory (time 5:19)
Fr. William Lewis, O.P. is the Prior
Reader in Refectory (time 6:35)
Bro. Stephen Coughlin, O.P.
Friars at Table (time 7:03)
In the Cloister (time 7:40)
The Choir at Mass (time 8:35)
The Cantors (left to right)
Front Row on Left (left to right)
Back Row on Left (left to right)
Front Row on Right (left to right)
Back Row on Right
Solemn Mass (time 10:00) ministers are identified for first video
The Exsultet (time 11:34)
I thank Bro. Lupe for his help with the production of this video and Fr. Edmund Ryan for his help in identifying the friars. I also thank the many friars who have written me with corrections and new identifications.