Earl Athlone's Funeral, Windsor Castle AKA… 1957

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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Windsor, Berkshire

    Arrival at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, of Gun carriage carrying coffin of the Earl of Athlone, followed by troops of the Household Cavalry, slow-marching. Various shots of bearers from the Household Cavalry carrying coffin up the steps into the Chapel. Household cavalry in courtyard. LS Gates of the chapel close behind the coffin as it is carried in. Pan up Chapel. CU Wreath bears dedication "Baudouin". CU Wreaths from the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Leopold Liliane and other European Heads of State. LS Pan down St George's Chapel (possibly to trumpeter sounding the Last Post but not visible). (2 shots). Mourners leaving the Chapel past the wreaths laid out by the path. (3 shots).

    Note: Date on original record: 19/01/1957.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    82896
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2848.24
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:23:00 / 01:59:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 2928 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 2928 C
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