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  • Short Summary

    Large state funeral for Italian inventor Marconi.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Italy.

    Large parade. Carriage pulled by horses bearing the coffin of inventor Guglielmo Marconi to his funeral. Shots of the large funeral procession from several angles.

    Shots of Marconi in military uniform lying in state.

    Shots of crowd gathered outside building. Women are on their knees praying. Italian flag at half mast. People surge into building to pay last respects. They file past the body, some give fascist salutes. - Spacing -

    More shots of people being allowed in to grounds of building. Marconi's coffin is carried out of building, men in uniform salute as coffin passes. Shots of the early part of the funeral parade.

    N.B. The inventor Marconi died in 1937. See 37/59 for Newsreel story.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    552.11
    Media URN:
    58452
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:42:00 / 01:40:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 91 A

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