• Short Summary

    Funeral of American Secretary of State, John Foster Dulles.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Dulles Laid To Rest".

    Arlington Cemetery, Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Crowds assembling outside Washington National Cathedral. Interior: coffin of John Foster Dulles (American Secretary of State) resting in the great room of the Cathedral. Exterior, his widow Mrs. Dulles arriving for the service. Crowds. Back view, Mr. Gromyko arriving. L/S Dr. Konrad Adenauer (West German Chancellor) arriving. Crowds. G/V Christian Herter (new Secretary of State) arriving. L/S crowds.

    Angle shot cathedral. C/U casket being carried out of the cathedral. Angle shot servicemen present. L/S casket being carried from the cathedral. Panning C/U President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) and Mrs. Eisenhower walking away from cathedral. G/V soldiers in front of Arlington Gates. G/V procession of cars approach cemetery. Crowd on balcony watching. G/V servicemen lined up in front of gun carriage. Crowds.

    C/U funeral carriage moving slowly through Arlington Cemetery on way to graveside. G/V coffin on gun carriage arriving at graveside. Personalities watching. The servicemen carry the coffin and place it on graveside. C/U President and Mrs Eisenhower taking their place followed by Vice President Richard Nixon and his wife. C/U cameramen. L/S coffin on graveside with servicemen holding "Old Glory" flag over coffin. L/S Guard of Honour firing salute (natural sound). C/U servicemen folding "Old Glory" over the casket. G/V Arlington Cemetery.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1583.23
    Media URN:
    50883
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:11:00 / 01:52:09:00
    Canister:
    59/44

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