Alpine Victims Laid To Rest 1954

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    AVALANCHE FUNERAL.

    Switzerland.

    LV. Villagers walking in file in deep snow on way to funeral. CU. Mourners carrying wreaths. SCU. Coffins being pulled along sledges. & Back view, Pan up to church. SCU. Mourners in procession. SV. Party arriving at graveside. SV. Mourners. SV. Coffin being lowered. CU. Mourners wiping eyes. SV. Wreaths being placed on grave.,SCU. Pan wreaths on grave. SV. Priest reading Burial service. LV. Party around grave side in snow storm.

    Very sad voiceover.

    (Dupe Neg.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    29139
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    138.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:01:00 / 01:48:00:00
    Canister:
    54/7
    Sort Number:
    54/007
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    Science & Technology
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    Avalanches
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