Funeral Of The King Of Greece 1920

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Athens, Greece.

Intertitle: "Funeral of the King of Greece. ... who died as a result of a monkey bite".

C/U of the King lying in an open coffin covered in flowers, a man in military uniform bends down and kisses the King's head.

High angled L/S of the funeral cortege. M/S...

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Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
22001
Sort Number:
G 0722
Time in/Out:
01:47:59:00 / 01:48:33:00
Canister:
G 722
Film ID:
222.28
Issue Date:
25/11/1920

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  • Funeral of King Alexander. The King at his death bed, lying in state. A member of the palace guard (Evzones) bends over and kisses him. The King died of blood poisoning following an attack by a pet monkey on October 12th (25th by the "New" Gregorian Calendar) 1920.

    Mandoum 21st Apr 2013

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