• Short Summary

    THE FUNERAL OF GEORGES BRAQUE ... YESTERDAY'S (WEDNESDAY'S) CEREMONY AT THE 12TH CENTURY CHURCH IN?

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    THE FUNERAL OF GEORGES BRAQUE ... YESTERDAY'S (WEDNESDAY'S) CEREMONY AT THE 12TH CENTURY CHURCH IN VARENGEVILLE, NORMANDY, OVERLOOKING THE CHANNEL COAST, NEAR DIEPPE.

    NORMANDY ... A SPOT HE WELL LIKED TO PAINT AND WHERE HE KEPT A HOUSE FOR MORE THAN 30 YEARS. A QUIET COUNTRY FUNERAL FOR THE 81 YEAR OLD ARTIST WHO DIED ON SATURDAY.

    AND ONE IN CONTRAST TO THE OFFICIAL CEREMONY BEFORE THE FLOODLIT LOUVRE THE NIGHT BEFORE. (EDITORS: PRODUCTION NO. 5797/63) THOUGH AGAIN M. MALRAUX THE FRENCH CULTURAL MINISTER WAS THERE.

    BRAQUE'S WIFE ... SHE IS 84. DURING THE SERVICE, THE COFFIN LAY IN THE LIGHT OF THE STAINED GLASS WINDOW HER HUSBAND HAD DESIGNED.

    IN A PLACE OF PROMINENCE, THE MEDALS OF BRAQUE THE SOLDIER ... AN INFANTRYMAN OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR, WOUNDED AND TEMPORARILY BLINDED IN THE TRENCHES.

    WRITERS AND ARTISTS AND OLD FRIENDS WERE AT THE CHURCH ... WITH THEIR MEMORIES OF BRAQUE OF THE FAUVE ERA, AND WITH PICASSO FOUNDING MODERN CUBISM. AND OF BRAQUE THE SCULPTOR AND OF BRAQUE THE DESIGNER OF JEWELLERY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA98JL0XBTBK2DIVIK9CAJFVN7V
    Media URN:
    VLVA98JL0XBTBK2DIVIK9CAJFVN7V
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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