• Short Summary

    The family of Louis Armstrong, the first King of Jazz who died yesterday, is seeking a huge hall to accommodate the thousands of mourners expected to want to pay tribute to him before burial on Friday.

  • Description

    The family of Louis Armstrong, the first King of Jazz who died yesterday, is seeking a huge hall to accommodate the thousands of mourners expected to want to pay tribute to him before burial on Friday. Armstrong will have as honourary pall bearers many of the top names in show business including Bing Crosby, Pearl Bailey, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Dizzy Gillespie and David Frost. This film is a series of filmed stills tracing the life of Armstrong. Two songs played by the trumpeter are included in the sound.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADEHWLWFAIOYXA57ETUKIYECK1
    Media URN:
    VLVADEHWLWFAIOYXA57ETUKIYECK1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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