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    Naples - body of ex-King Constantine is brought from Sicily. Italy.

    Funerals. 1923 Death of exiled King of Greece Constantine I; who was forced to resign in 1917; was recalled in 1920 and abdicated in 1922 in favour of his son George II. Constantine's body being moved from Palermo; Sicily where he lived in exile; to Naples; Italy; for public viewing. Man disembarking from ship carrying crown; sailors follow carrying coffin.

    Coffin lowered on hook. Others in royal family who had gone into exile w/ the King coming off ship. Widow (former Princess Sophie of Germany) & other ladies in full mourning dress; w/ long dark robes; scarves; veils. Procession through streets on the way to the Greek Church;coffin accompanied by many soldiers and mourners. Large funeral wreaths being carried down the street.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1923
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    76341
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2396.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:08:00 / 01:26:20:00
    Canister:
    ON 304 F
    Sort Number:
    ON 304 F
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    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities War & Revolution
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    Selected Greece Greek Royals
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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