• Short Summary

    Thousands of mourners turned out in Beirut, Lebanon, on Wednesday (August 9) for the funeral of palestine commando leader Fuad Asaad Shemali, who died recently of cancer.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Hearse escorted down road by cars and trucks (2 shots)
    0.24

    2.
    SCU Portrait of deceased commando leader on pillar at roadside.
    0.29

    3.
    GV Hearse arrives in crowded square
    0.37

    4.
    SV Commandos salute hearse (3 shots)
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    5.
    SV Mourners follow cortege on foot
    0.58

    6.
    GV Military band heads cortege with Death March music by Saul (2 shots)
    1.30

    7.
    SV Mourners in car follow cortege PAN TO band playing
    1.36

    8.
    SV Mourners on foot with wreaths (MUSIC CONTINUES OVER) (2 SHOTS)
    1.50

    9.
    SCU Principal mourners behind coffin (BAND PIPERS PLAYING LAMENT OVER) and coffin carried into cemetery (2 shots)
    2.03



    Initials BB/2345 WLW/AW/BB/2330



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Thousands of mourners turned out in Beirut, Lebanon, on Wednesday (August 9) for the funeral of palestine commando leader Fuad Asaad Shemali, who died recently of cancer.

    Shemali, aged 36, belonged to the E1 Fatah movement, and established several information centres for the organisation throughout Europe. He also represented E1 Fatah at several international conferences.

    Among the mourners were several members of the Black September commando movement. Shemali, a law graduate of Beirut's Jesuit University, was buried in Martyrs' Cemetery, Beirut.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADZ11BYURFFE8XAP1JXAXHZHUF
    Media URN:
    VLVADZ11BYURFFE8XAP1JXAXHZHUF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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