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  • Short Summary

    Part 2 of the account of the grief of the Czechoslovak people at the death of Stalin

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    Wenceslas Square, Prague, Czechoslovakia.

    VS huge crowds converging on Wenceslas Square. HAS of statue of King Wenceslas from behind. More crowds. Panning shot (left to right) across ranks of military and civil dignitaries standing on steps of large building. HAS LS of troops drawn up into a square in Wenceslas Square. MS of man speaking into microphone from podium. Aerial shot of crowd, Ms and CU faces in crowd, women crying. Many aerial and HAS of crowd. CU man in homburg and dog collar. MS man speaking into microphone again. MS crowd. MS eternal flame. HAS Wenceslas statue. GV large building with huge picture of Stalin on the front. Different man speaking into microphone. HAS statue. MS crowd. CU faces in crowd. GV crowd. Man on podium speaking again. Aerial MS and rear view of crowd. CU troops in black berets and trench coats standing to attention, flag with inscription "UNOR 1948". Man on podium again. HAS square with troops in front and crowd behind.
    CU men in black singing. Soldiers saluting and civilians taking off hats. MS flags, pan down to crowd. CU Woman in beret saluting. HAS crowd in square with statue in middle. CU flag with Stalin's portrait in the middle.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:47:00 / 01:54:37:00
    UN 2830 A

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