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  • Short Summary

    Funeral of the miners killed in mine disaster in Germany.

  • Description

    Saar, Federal Republic of Germany, (Western Germany).

    LS. Pit head, panning shots around to show lines of coffins. Various shots of the flowers and flags draped coffins. Various shots of the dead miners, their friends and relatives. GV. West German President Lubke on rostrum with flowers from all parts of the world before him. Various shots of the mourners around coffins. MS. President Lubke walks past line of mourners. Various shots of the men in miners dress carrying coffins to mass funeral grave, other coffins go off to miners' home towns. Various shots of the coffins being lowered into collective grave, priest carrying out religious ceremony. Mourners in tears, a woman throws small bunch of flowers into grave.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 14/02/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2613.36
    Media URN:
    78055
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:46:00 / 02:02:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 3583 E

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