• Short Summary

    Funeral of Earl Alexander (aka Field Marshal Harold Alexander of Tunis) at Windsor.

  • Description

    No title. Funeral of Earl Alexander (aka Field Marshal Harold Alexander of Tunis at Windsor, Berkshire.

    L/S funeral procession approaching the main entrance to Windsor Castle. Top shot guards with rifles pointing towards ground. M/S as the gun carriage carrying the coffin approaching St. George's Chapel, zoom back to L/S. Top shot former Prime Minister Harold Macmillan in procession, he walks out of picture and is followed by other VIPs. L/S Lord Alexander's saddled horse in procession. Low angle shot guard with guns pointing ground. C/U ditto. M/S gun carriage moving towards St. George's Chapel. L/S gun carriage at foot of steps of St. George's Chapel. C/U guards saluting. M/S as pall bearers prepare to lift coffin from gun carriage, pan to guards carrying cushions with Alexander's medals on. Various shots as the coffin is carried towards steps of St. George's chapel. M/S Macmillan following up steps with other VIPs. L/S coffin halfway up steps followed by VIPs. M/S Canadian Mounties lining steps in guard of honour. M/S large group of dignitaries, mainly military officers moving forward and going up steps. Angle shot as the coffin goes into St. George's chapel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2217.02
    Media URN:
    57329
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:19:00 / 01:03:06:00
    Canister:
    69/52

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