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    Funeral of Tom Mboya.

    Kisumu & Homabay. Kenya.

    MS Tom Mboya's brother standing with book of condolences. Various shots as people line up outside church in the town of Homabay and file past body in coffin. MS as the greatly distressed widow arrives at the church to be greeted by the Archbishop, they then enter the church for a service. MS & CU armed Kenyan troops standing outside church.

    MS the distressed widow flanked by Archbishop and brother-in-law leaving the church after service followed by the coffin borne by bearers. Various shots showing the hearse on journey from Nairobi to his home town. We see it cross a river by primitive chain ferry and form a stream. The car is stopped or slowed on various places on its route by crying chanting and generally grief-stricken people who have to be forcibly kept back. CU's crying faces.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:28:00 / 01:15:09:00
    UN 4450 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 4450 C
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
    Kenya Road to Independence Untitled WorkSpace Yetu
  • Stills

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

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Kisuma" should read Kisumu.

  2. British Pathé says

    Many thanks.

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