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  • Short Summary

    Extra coverage of the funeral of King George V.

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    Full title reads: "Pathe Gazette presents in advance scenes at the Funeral of H M King George V".

    Funeral of King George V. London to Windsor, Berkshire.

    Coffin is carried out of Westminster Hall, Palace of Westminster. Various shots of procession. King Edward VIII (later Duke of Windsor), Duke of York (Prince Albert, later King George VI), Duke of Kent (Prince George), Duke of Gloucester (Prince Henry) in funeral procession.

    Intertitle reads: "St James' Palace".

    VS of funeral as it passes through St. James.

    Intertitle reads: "Marble Arch".

    Large crowds watch as the funeral cortege goes past along route under the arch. VS of flags at half mast. LS of proclamation being read out at the Guildhall, watched by crowds.

    VS of coffin leaving Westminster Hall.

    LS the coffin is borne to Windsor Castle. The coffin is taken to St George's Chapel. MV of funeral train arriving at Windsor Station. Coffin is placed on gun carriage. VS of procession.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be dupe of item from 36/9.

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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:
    01:48:23:00 / 01:52:12:00
    36/9 / UNI GAZ ROLL 53

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