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  • Short Summary

    The funeral processions of the late King of Romania.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "A nation in mourning. At obsequies of late King of Rumania - "Ferdinand the beloved"."

    Bucharest, Rumania

    M/S funeral cortège with the coffin mounted on a horse drawn gun carriage. It makes its way slowly through a street thronged by crowds. There are soldiers on either side, some mounted and some on foot at the front and rear. C/U of the carriage as it passes close to the camera. It is heavily draped with flags. Mourners follow. Women wear headdresses and heavy veils. There are also churchmen in orthodox robes and headgear leading the procession. Old soldiers all wearing medals shoulder the coffin. Ladies in veils leave the church, making the sign of the cross.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    692.16
    Media URN:
    33221
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:07:00 / 01:25:56:00
    Canister:
    G 1419

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