• Short Summary

    The body of the Marquis de Portago - killed while competing in the Italian Melle Migla road race on Sunday, 12th May - was flown to the Barajas airport, Madrid.

  • Description

    1.
    GV. Plane carrying the body of the Marquis de Portage arriving at Barajas airport.
    7 ft

    2.
    SV. Marquis's two children Andrea and Antonio waiting at airport.
    51 ft

    3.
    LV. Man up stairway and is greeted.
    55 ft

    4.
    SIDE V. Marquis's widow steps down from plane.
    59 ft

    5.
    SV. She is met by her two children followed by his mother and sister.
    67 ft

    6.
    SIDE V. Marquis's wife talking to children.
    71 ft

    7.
    LV. Coffin is lowered from plane.
    78 ft

    8.
    SBV. Coffin is placed on hearse.
    84 ft

    9.
    BACK V. Ditto.
    88 ft

    10.
    SIDE V. Flowers being placed on coffin.
    93 ft

    11.
    SV. The Marquis's with her two children looking on and others.
    97 ft

    12.
    LV. Hearse leaving the airport.
    100 ft

    13.
    CV PAN. Hearse travelling fast through streets past camera.
    107 ft

    14.
    FRONT V. (Towards) - showing priest walking ahead of coffin Marquis's and others follow.


    15.
    FRONT V. (Towards) - Coffin being carried by members of the two main boblets team which the Marquis trained with towards San Isidro cemetery.
    113 ft

    16.
    GV. Ditto - showing priest walking ahead of coffin Marquis's and others follow.
    119 ft

    17.
    SIDE V. Showing coffin being carried.
    125 ft

    18.
    tsv. The Marquis' and others make the sign of the cross an coffin is carried into tomb.
    129 ft

    19.
    SV. Showing coffin being carried into tomb.
    134 ft

    20.
    SVU. The Marquis and two children.
    138 ft

    21.
    LV. Showing tomb among trees, flowers on the ground.
    141 ft

    22.
    GV. Shot showing lane of trees.
    145 ft



    Initials ATW/BCO



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The body of the Marquis de Portago - killed while competing in the Italian Melle Migla road race on Sunday, 12th May - was flown to the Barajas airport, Madrid.

    Travelling in the plane was the widow of the Spanish racing driver. She was met by the Marquis's two children, Andrea and Antonio and mother and sister of the Marquis.

    At the airport was the Duke of Albuquerque; representing the Earl of Barcelona; the Earl of Aguilar de Inestrillas, representing the Spanish mobility; General Sartoraus and representatives of the National Sports Delegation and the Spanish Automobile Federation.

    The coffin was carried by members of the two-man boblets team which the Marquis trained and entered for the winter Olympic Games at Cortina D'Apezho. The first Spanish team to enter for this competition, they finished fourth.

    At the San Isidro cemetery, the Marquis was buried in the mausoleum of the Marquis de Linares.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4U8X2X2MV4TE8J3FKI6OQ1VRT
    Media URN:
    VLVA4U8X2X2MV4TE8J3FKI6OQ1VRT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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