• Short Summary

    THIS FILM FOLLOWS THE ROUTE PLANNED FOR THE FUNERAL OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL.

  • Description

    1.
    CU BIG BEN, 9.45, PAN TO PARLIAMENT
    0.12

    2.
    GV TRACK OUT WHITEHALL, PAN TO DOWNING STREET
    0.29

    3.
    LV PAN..DOWNING STREET, PAN TO NO 10.
    0.34

    4.
    SV DOOR OF NO 10
    0.37

    5.
    LV PAN..WHITEHALL PAN TO KING CHARLES STATUE
    0.44

    6.
    GV ADMIRALTY ARCH
    0.50

    7.
    ANGLE V..PAN..NELSON'S COLUMN PAN TO STRAND
    0.59

    8.
    TRAVEL SHOT..ALONG STRAND TO ALDWICH
    1.05

    9.
    TRAVEL SHOT..DITTO
    1.09

    10.
    GV ST. PAUL'S VIEWED FROM FLEET STREET
    1.14

    11.
    GV ST PAUL'S
    1.19

    12.
    SV PAN..ST. PAUL'S
    1.24

    13.
    GV FLASHBACK TO LONDON BURNING AROUND ST. PAUL'S (2 SHOTS)
    1.39

    14.
    ANGLE V..PAN UP ST. PAUL'S
    1.44

    15.
    GV ST. PAUL'S
    1.49

    16.
    GV TOWER OF LONDON
    1.53

    17.
    LV TOWER
    1.56

    18.
    GV TOWER BRIDGE PAN TO JETTY
    2.03

    19.
    CU SIGN "TOWER PIER"
    2.05

    20.
    CU BOAT LEAVES JETTY
    2.03

    21.
    TRAVEL SHOT..FROM BOAT, JETTY RECEDES PAN TO WATER
    2.19

    22.
    TRAVEL SHOT..TOWER BRIDGE RECEDES
    2.24

    23.
    TRAVEL SHOT: BOAT PASSES ST. PAUL'S
    2.31

    24.
    TRAVEL SHOT: BOAT APPROACHES BRIDGES
    2.37

    25.
    ANGLE V..PAN..FROM BRIDGE TO JETTY
    2.42

    26.
    TRAVEL SHOT, JETTY
    2.46

    27.
    CLOSER V..DITTO
    2.50

    28.
    GV WATERLOO STATION
    2.55

    29.
    ANGLE V..PAN DOWN ENTRANCE
    3.03

    30.
    TRAVEL SHOT..UP STEPS
    3.08

    31.
    WALKING SHOT PAST RAILWAY ROLL OF HONOUR
    3.13

    32.
    SV NO 11 SIGN OVER PLATFORM
    3.17

    33.
    LV TRAIN LEAVES STATION
    3.21

    34.
    REAR V..DITTO
    3.26

    35.
    TRAVEL SHOT: COUNTRYSIDE FROM TRAIN
    3.33



    Initials JH/V/MR/ES


    NOT FOR ISSUE BEFORE SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL'S DEATH
    NOT FOR TRANSMISSION BEFORE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS.
    IMPORTANT EMBARGO NOTE FOR EDITORS
    THIS VISNEWS SPECIAL PRODUCTION (No. 4387/64) IS ENT TO YOU ON THE STRICT UNDERSTANDING THAT IT IS NOT TRANSMITTED UNTIL THE ARRANGEMENT FOR SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL'S FUNERAL HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED PUBLICLY I LONDON.
    IT IS UNDERSTOOD THAT, IN THE EVENT OF SIR WINSTON'S DEATH, HIS BODY WILL BE TAKEN TO WESTMINSTER HALL FOR LYING-IN-STATE. THIS WILL BEGIN FOUR DAYS AFTER DEATH AND WILL GO ON FOR AT LEAST FOUR DAYS. THE FUNERAL CEREMONIES WILL BE HELD ON THE EIGHT DAY AFTER DEATH, OR POSSIBLY LATER.
    THERE WILL BE A PROCESSION TO ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL, WHERE A BRIEF FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD. THEN THE PROCESSION WILL CONTINUE TO THE PIER AT THE TOWER OF LONDON, WHERE THE BODY WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO A FERRY TO BE TAKEN UP THE RIVER THAMES TO THE FESTIVAL PIER, NEAR WATERLOO STATION. FROM WATERLOO THE CORTEGE WILL GO BY TRAIN TO LONG HANBOROUGH, IN OXFORDSHIRE, AND FROM THERE BYROAD TO THE VILLAGE CHURCH AT BLADON FOR BURIAL. BLADON IS NEAR THE CHURCHILL FAMILY HOME AT BLENHEIM, AND SIR WINSTON'S PARENT'S AR BURIED IN THE CHURCHYARD.
    THIS INFORMATION IS ACCURATE TO THE BEST OF OUR BELIEF, SUBJECT TO LAST MINUTE ALTERATIONS. IT IS SENT TO YOU IN CASE IT MAY BE OF HELP IN PLANING YOUR PRESENTATION OF THIS IMPORTANT NEW STORY. IT IS STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL UNTIL OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE DETAILS IN LONDON.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THIS FILM FOLLOWS THE ROUTE PLANNED FOR THE FUNERAL OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1CR434W41A728E6QTPSMDJ29I
    Media URN:
    VLVA1CR434W41A728E6QTPSMDJ29I
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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