Funeral Ceremony 1940-1949

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    France, 1944.

    Various shots of American Army funeral Ceremony. Troops march to cemetery. Coffin draped with Stars and Stripes flag is lowered into the grave. Shots of coffin being carried to grave. Military chaplains look on. Various shots of local people looking on. MS US flag at half mast. CU of soldier with moustache talking to camera (mute). US military band marches through cemetery. Soldiers march out of war cemetery. LS of coffin lowered from half track vehicle.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    72699
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1895.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:06:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:15:00 / 01:26:41:00
    Canister:
    UN 903 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 0903 C
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  • Reducing this clip's current date range of 1940-49, at the outset of the clip the side of an army vehicle is used as a makeshift clapperboard, and shows the filming to be from the year 1944.

    jamied 3rd Apr 2013

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