• Short Summary

    People gather to pay homage to president Vargas who died from self-inflicted wounds.

  • Description

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    GV masses of people walking down Rio street, & STV. SV the late President Vargas sitting at his desk, & SCU. CU Vargas. SV armed troops lining the street. SV armoured cars driving through streets, & SCU. SV troops driving past shuttered shops. SCU machine gun post on pavement. SCU a wreath being carried towards coffin and put into place. CU wreath. SV mourners filing past bier. SV troops on guard in streets. SCU machine gun post in street. Angle shot, troops looking out from roof. STV Vargas' coffin surrounded by mob going through street, & SCU.

    (Original.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    180.20
    Media URN:
    29723
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:30:00 / 01:30:35:00
    Canister:
    54/68

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