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    Funeral procession of Maitre of Labori (full name Fernande Gustave Gaston Labori); a French lawyer who served as defence counsel for Albert Dreyfus; in the controversial trial in France; 1894.

    Elaborate and traditional procession. Horse-drawn hearse covered completely in roses. Two men with gold medallions; followed by a large group of men in long robes and pillbox type hats; I'm not sure if these men are something to do with the legal profession; or if they may be some branch of rabbis or other Jews.

    Then official mourners all in black with long black veils over their faces and hanging down; black hats on top of those. More people follow including some French Army. Ends with CU of man wearing suit & tie - he takes a cigarette case out of his pocket and gets out a cigarette.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    71786
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1866.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:18:00 / 01:02:05:00
    Canister:
    ON 044 R
    Sort Number:
    ON 044 R
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    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics
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    NAT SOC ANTISEMITISM ON 044
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (2)

  1. TuviaB says

    They certainly look like British Rabbis. I would look at digital online newspapers but I'm blocked by a paywall.

  2. TuviaB says

    Correction: They are French lawyers See http://www.parisenimages.fr/en/collections-gallery/72694-55-world-war-one-funeral-fernand-labori-1860-1917-french-lawyer-henri-robert-theodor-bourdillon-raoul-rousset-french-lawyers-maitre-mennesson-and-maitre-millerand-bar-council-paris-march-17-1917-photograph-published-newspaper

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