MARTYR KING BOURNE HOME King Alexander's body arrives in Yugoslavia. Loyal crowds pay last sorrowful?
SPLIT, YUGO.: Gen. view of Split. Long view of Cruiser towards. Semi view and CU. Prince Arsene & Mr. Pietri. Gen. view of cruiser and crowd marching past. Semi view of naval officers carrying coffin. CU. OF Admiral Eisher saluting Semi view travel shot of royal guard soldiers carrying coffin. Semi view carrying coffin. Travel shot of Weeping girls. Long ground view of coffin on catafalque, semi view of priest CU. of women crying & CU. of men kneeling Semi view of women crying. Semi view & gen. view of coffin on Catafalque.
Sound Effects: Off-stage being present. Off-stage voice describes the arrival of the Body & mentions Admiral Fisher being presents. Off-stage voice describes coffin being place on a catafalque 25ft high, & that peasants from all over country are paying last respects to King Alex.
King Alexander I of Yugoslavia (1921-1934), Religion and Superstition; Royalty; Rites of Passage; Ceremonies - Funerary
Background: MARTYR KING BOURNE HOME King Alexander's body arrives in Yugoslavia. Loyal crowds pay last sorrowful respects at solemn mass to assassinated monarch.