• Short Summary

    The funeral cortege of Admiral of the Fleet Earl Beatty makes its way to St. Paul's Cathedral. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Admiral of the Fleet Earl Beatty buried in St. Paul's Cathedral.

    London.

    L/S of the coffin of Earl Beatty on a gun carriage, with naval escort. Behind walk Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI), and Prince George, Duke of Kent. Various shots of the mourners following in the cortege. M/S as his coffin approaches St. Paul's Cathedral. M/S as it is carried up the steps followed by the mourners.

    Intertitle - 'Earl Beatty's funeral. Advance pictures in Pathe Gazette.'

    L/S as the cortege marches slowly along. M/S of the Royal Navy ensign flying at half mast. Various shots of the funeral cortege and representatives from army, navy and marines in attendance. L/S of Nelson's Column in the mist. Various shots of the cortege making its way towards St. Paul's Cathedral.

    Note: the picture finishes at 01:55:53, but the commentary continues. Part of the commentary is repeated after the intertitle.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    855.28
    Media URN:
    12440
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:29:00 / 01:56:13:00
    Canister:
    36/23

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