• Short Summary

    King Frederick IX of Denmark, who died on 14 January, was laid to rest on Monday in the ancient cathedral of Roskilde, the traditional burial-place of Danish kings.

  • Description

    1.
    MV ZOOM OUT TO GV Coffin on gun-carriage pulled by sailors
    0.11

    2.
    GV Queen & Queen Mother lead mourners crowds watch (2 shots)
    1.19

    3.
    GV Troops (2 shots)
    0.24

    4.
    CU Danish flag TILT DOWN TO flag-bearer
    0.30

    5.
    CU, GV & TGV Troops in procession and crowd watch (4 shots)
    0.43

    6.
    CU Drum beaten
    0.45

    7.
    SV Coffin on gun-carriage
    0.56

    8.
    SV Queen Mother (left) and Queen Margrethe
    1.01

    9.
    GV Crowds with flags
    1.05

    10.
    GV Roskilde Cathedral
    1.09

    11.
    SV & TV Procession towards cathedral (2 shots)
    1.17

    12.
    GV Queen & Queen Mother walking towards cathedral
    1.25

    13.
    GV & SV Mourners into Cathedral (2 shots)
    1.34

    14.
    SV INT. & SV Congregation stand up (2 shots)
    1.41

    15.
    GV Coffin laid down before altar
    1.54

    16.
    MV Official mourners
    1.57

    17.
    GV PAN Leading mourners around coffin
    2.02



    Initials SGM/0245 SGM/0323



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: King Frederick IX of Denmark, who died on 14 January, was laid to rest on Monday in the ancient cathedral of Roskilde, the traditional burial-place of Danish kings.

    The four-hour ceremonies were attended by six reigning sovereigns, four presidents and dozens of princes, princesses and cabinet ministers from all over the world. Thousands of danes braved the bitter cold to pay their last respects to their king.

    This Visnews film by Frank Paulsen and others shows the main procession through the streets of Copenhagen, mourners arriving at Roskilde Cathedral, and the funeral service itself. There is good natural sound throughout.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7QJYFGQLQ4I5GNZNKEPZ5USX
    Media URN:
    VLVA7QJYFGQLQ4I5GNZNKEPZ5USX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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