• Short Summary

    Funeral of schoolchildren who died in landslide tragedy in Wales.

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    Aberfan, Wales.

    LV. Aberfan disaster site, slow zoom back to general view of village of Aberfan with tips in background. GV. Deserted street in Aberfan. SV. Pan along deserted street. CU. Curtains drawn at window, & LV. CU. Curtain drawn. General view of the cemetery and grave. LV. Coffins being carried to the grave. SV. Placing coffin down. GV. Mourners making their way from houses in background LV. Mourners walking across very muddy road. GV. Pan down the Aberfan tip, pan across to the cemetery showing a giant cross in the form of flowers on the hillside. SV. Pan, masses of wreaths and flowers in the form of a cross, & SV. General view of the cemetery and the huge cross in flowers. SV. Mourners coming up road carrying wreaths making their way to the cemetery, & closer shot. SV. Mourners coming up road, & closer shot. LV. More mourners coming up road carrying wreaths SV. The Bishop of Llandaff, William Simon. SV. Three clergy walking up road. SV. The Mayor and party walking up road. General view of mourners in procession on way to hillside. GV. Mourners lining the graveside. SV. Officials arriving on site. GV. Start of the service with mourners standing round the grave. GV. Hillside in background, pan down to mourners. GV. Coffins in long grave. GV. Mass of mourners singing, & LV. LV. Mourners watching from hillside. GV. Pan, mourners watching from hillside. SV. Mourners singing. GV. Mourners around grave, also showing the floral school on mound, ===of wreaths. SV. Floral school and masses of flowers. CU. Flowers. LV. Mourners around graveside, & SV. GV. Coffins in long grave. GV. Mourners, pan up to mountains in background. GV. The village of Aberfan and tips in background.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:59:00 / 01:47:18:00

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