Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "The Nation Mourns" 65/9.
Extra material not used in newsreel story.
Exterior shot Westminster Abbey, London. Various shots Westminster Palace and Big Ben. Various shots Evening Standard newspaper posters. C/U man looking at newspaper headline announcing death of Sir Winston Churchill. Various shots No. 10 Downing St. Union Jack flag flies at half-mast.
Various shots Winston Churchill's house, no. 28 Hyde Park Gate, crowd of press and concerned people wait outside to hear news of ailing Churchill. Lord Moran, Churchill's physician and friend, is seen coming out of no. 28. Various members of Churchill family seen coming and going, including Winston Churchill Jnr, Randolph Churchill, Arrabella Churchill, the Soames and Celia Sandys. Ordinary people also seen arriving, bringing flowers. C/U Lord Moran making announcement to Press.
Various shots St. Paul's cathedral with flag at half-mast. Various shots of Bladon, village in Oxfordshire near Blenheim Palace. Various shots of church where Churchill will be buried - people seen coming and going for church service. Various shots warden lowing flag in church yard to half-mast. L/S manor house.
This item is in colour.