• Short Summary

    Body of the assassinated King Alexander of Yugoslavia leaves Marseilles.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "DEAD KING GOES HOME - Impressive scenes as Yugoslavian warship "Dubrovnik" leaves Marseilles."

    Marseilles, France.

    Top shot of the procession of cars moving slowly through the crowded streets of Marseilles carrying dead body of assassinated King Alexander of Yugoslavia to warship 'Dubrovnik' to start its journey home.

    Coffin with body of dead King is taken out of car and carried to ship. An orchestra is playing Yugoslavian National Anthem - many heads of states and other dignitaries standing around, saying goodbye.

    Orthodox priest giving a short religious ceremony onboard ship. After the ceremony, several statesmen pay their last tribute to deceased King and leave the ship.

    Ship leaving the port of Marseilles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    799.22
    Media URN:
    9924
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:54:00 / 01:34:33:00
    Canister:
    34/83

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