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    Rumania.

    Various shots of the Rumanian mountain tops. cloudy skies, streams, book pages and hand writing. Still photographs of famous Rumanian writer Tudor Arghezi as his death is announced. Various shots of the coffin of famous writer lying in state in Bucharest. Coffin is open part of the time and the body can be seen. Rumanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, Chivu Stoica and several other country leaders are seen among the mourners paying homage. Ceausescu shakes hands with the writer's family. Several men and women delivering speeches. Guard of Honour outside the building. Coffin is taken out and huge funeral procession is seen moving through streets. Various shots of the ceremony in his village of Martzishor. Men delivering speeches next to open coffin surrounded by crowds. Priest is also seen. Coffin is lowered into grave. Flashback film of Tudor Arghezi walking in his orchard.

    (Comb.Lav.)

    Date found in the old record - 07/08/1967.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    93579
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3198.25
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:01:51:00 / 02:04:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 4292 G
    Sort Number:
    UN 4292 G
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    romania Romania
  • Stills

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

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