• Short Summary

    Clement Attlee's ashes are interred at Westminster Abbey.

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    No title. Earl Attlee's remains interred - memorial and burial service, Westminster, London.

    C/U stained glass window, zoom out to show interior Westminster Abbey. Various shots of congregation. C/U crucifix. Funeral procession starts to come down centre of naive. M/S congregation singing. L/S procession coming down aisle, zoom in to the Clerk of Works carrying casket containing Lord Attlee's (Clement Attlee) ashes. C/U pan Clerk of Works carrying the casket, Lord Attlee's family following down the aisle. C/U two priests.

    L/S as Lord Attlee's batman / butler Charles Griffiths places cushion of medals alongside open hole in abbey floor. Side view Attlee's family watching. Slow zoom in to the Clerk of Works placing the casket in the open shallow grave. M/S Lord Attlee's brother with bowed head. L/S as Lord Attlee's granddaughter walks forward and places large bouquet down beside the open grave, she walks back and joins other members of the family. C/U of casket being place in grave / hole.

    Back view of the Duke of Kent paying homage. Panning shot Prime Minister Harold Wilson as he walks to pay homage. He stops by the grave and then walks on. Panning C/U as Lady Churchill walks past. L/S as people walk past the open grave to pay homage. C/U flowers and medals round the open grave.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:19:00 / 01:51:15:00

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