A Nation Mourns 1932

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    Full title reads: "Paris. A Nation Mourns. Hour after hour, day & night - without cessation - tens of thousands pay last tribute to memory of M. Paul Doumer - France's ill-fated President."

    Paris, France.

    Pan across front of large building (possibly a hotel or government building).

    Two men (probably French politicians) walk along the street.

    Gendarmes (French police) lead people behind barrier as they queue slowly.

    Queues of people presumably waiting to pay their last respects to the assassinated French President Doumer.

    High shot showing the queue outside the building.

    More shots of people queuing.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:43:27:00 / 01:44:18:00
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