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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Last rites for Count Bernadotte and Serot. Paris, France.

    M/S UN White Dakota aircraft taxiing on Orly airfield Paris. L/S general view French troops awaiting arrival of aeroplane. C/U French airmen carrying Bernadotte's coffin from plane. M/S French troops standing to attention. M/S French airmen carrying Colonel Serot's coffin from 'plane. M/S French troops. L/S coffin being carried towards aircraft hangar. M/S mourners looking on including Ernest Bevin and Trygve Lie. C/U mourners including Bevin and George Marshall.

    M/S airmen placing coffin on rostrum. L/S and C/U Schumann speaking on dais. M/S wreaths round coffin. M/S UN delegates looking on. M/S French airmen carrying Bernadotte's body back to aircraft. M/S mourners including Schumann. M/S airmen placing Bernadotte's coffin aboard UN Dakota. C/U Schumann and Trygve Lie looking on. M/S plane taxiing into runway for take off. Pan across different UN flags.

    Cataloguer's note: cuts for story 'Is It Peace?' in 48/78 on *PM1438*.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:11:00 / 01:44:19:00
    UN 2001 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 2001 F
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics War & Revolution
    Killing the Count Killing the count - order Palestine \'48
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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