Funeral Of El Glaoui 1956

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    Funeral of El Glaoui. Morocco.

    L/S pan from tops of building, down to crowds waiting outside. Various shots of the funeral in progress. L/S people lining the funeral route. L/S French resident General Mr Andre Dubois arriving. L/S cameramen. L/S mourners arriving. Various shots of the crowds. Various shots, the coffin being borne through streets, followed by mourners, and crowds of people. L/S Mr Andre Dubois paying the final tribute. M/S Dubois shaking hands with El Glaoui's sons. L/S Mourners paying their respects to the sons.

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    Media URN:
    68634
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2530.17
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    Black & White
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    00:03:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:05:00 / 01:31:06:00
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    UN 2804 G
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    UN 2804 G
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  • "El Glaoui" referred to here is Thami El Glaoui, a Berber pasha.

    The funeral took place in Marrakesh, Morocco, on 24 January 1956. The attached newspaper report from the era confirms those last two details....

    http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1964&dat=19560125&id=Lf0sAAA
    AIBAJ&sjid=Lc0FAAAAIBAJ&pg=394
    3,4506753

    jamied 17th Jun 2012

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