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    Hackney & Leytonstone.

    Newspaper cuttings on file.

    LS. Gambling House which Smithson ran, The Blue Posts pub in the foreground (Berwick St.). LS. CU. Street where Smithson was murdered Cambridge Road. LS. Home of his mother where funeral procession left from, crowds milling around outside. MS. of man handing down wreath from car, various shots, display of wreaths and of crowds looking at them. CU. MS. of wreath, on it "To Tommy from neighbours" Various shots (C.U's) of other wreaths with inscriptions written on them. Various shots of coffins being out of house, Mother, girl friends and others following and getting into car. LS. Procession. Various shots of men mending puncture in wheel of Hearse, and of hearse back on the road again. LS. of Leytonstone Cemetery. MS. of Dice Wreath with Smithson Lucky numbers on it 4 & 7. MS. Funeral Procession. Various shots of family round graveside Smithson's Mother weeping. Graveside scenes, with people standing round. Three of Tommy's friends standing at the graveside.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:25:00 / 01:39:38:00
    UN 2866 B
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    UN 2866 B
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
    Rolls-Royce Murder in Britain
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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