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  • Short Summary

    Resume of career as statesman followed by account of death and funeral,

  • Description

    Czechoslovakia and various other locations

    Funeral of Dr Edouard Benes, President of Czechoslovakia . M.S. Benes and Jan Masaryk. M.S. Benes and Winston Churchill (2 shots) L.S. White house. M.S. Benes and F. D. Roosevelt. C.U. Benes. C.U. Roosevelt. M.S. Benes and Roosevelt. M.S. Benes walking onto dais. L.S. Congressmen applauding Benes. S.C.U. Benes speaking. L.S. Congressmen listening to Benes. M.S. Soldiers parading past Benes ( 3 shots) M.S. Benes signing Czechoslovak Soviet Friendship pact. C.U. Benes signing Czechoslovak Soviet Friendship pact. C.U. Vyacheslav Molotov (Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR.) Molotov signing. M.S. Molotov after signing. M.S. Molotov shaking hands with Stalin. (Mute. Neg.) (CUTS 4 Molotov signing C.U. Stalin. C.U. Russian delegates looking on. M.S. Molotov after signing. M.S. Russian delegates. M.S. Molotov shaking hands with Joseph Stalin L.S. Church looking building. M.S. Benes shaking hands. C.U. Czech Flag on car's mudguard. M.S. Car driving away. L.S. Benes being welcomed by the people of Prague. M.S. Benes driving through the streets ( 2 shots) C.U. Women in national dress waving. M.S. Crowd,waving. M.S. Benes and wife at window. C.U. Crowd waving. L.S. Prague Cathedral. M.S. Flags flying ( 2 shots) M.S. Benes signing the Nationalisation decrees C.U. Benes signing. M.S. Benes shaking hands. L.S. Crowded Wencelas square. ( 2 shots) M.S. Benes speaking to crowds in square. M.S. Crowd. L.S. Crowds. M.S. Benes speaking to crowds in square C.U. People listening. C.U. Side view, Benes speaking to crowds in square C.U. Men listening. L.S. Crowds. L.S. Elevated Topolciansky Spa. L.S. Elevated Topolciansky Spa. M.S. Czech Flag. M.S. Villa at Sezimovo Usti. M.S. Benes and wife. Walking in Villa's garden. ( 4 shots) M.S. Crowds in mourning pass by the villa. L.S. Sezimovo Usti. L.S. Villa ( 2 shots) M.S. Chairs in garden. M.S. Garden seat. M.S. Boat in stream. S.C.U. Villa. C.U. Window. M.S. Benes desk in villa. C.U. Benes's writing desk. M.S. Armchair. M.S. Benes walking in villa grounds C.U. Benes and doctor. M.S. Maid closing windows. S.C.U. Benes in bed dead. C.U. Benes in bed dead. N.C.U. Benes in bed dead. M.S. Window view of Sezimovo Usti. M.S. Crowds waiting to see Benes. C.U. Crowds. M.S. Crowds filing past Benes in state. C.U. Benes in state. C.U. Benes's hands. M.S. Car moving past guard at the present. L.S. Resistance Memorial. L.S. People waiting to see Benes. M.S. In building people filing past. C.U. Benes in Coffin. M.S. Personalities. M.S. Mrs. Benes ( 3 shots) M.S. Painting of Benes. M.S. Gottwald and Benes in conference. C.U. Gottwald. C.U. Zapotocky, Premier of Czechoslovakia, M.S. Benes chatting to another man. C.U. Unidentified personality. M.S. Gottwald shakes hands with Benes. M.S. Benes seated in easy chair and wife. L.S. Elevated shot crowd-lined street. S.C.U. Clergy walking in funeral procession. S.C.U. Members of the diplomatic corps walking. L.S. Elevated shot crowd-lined street. S.C.U. Soldiers marching past. ( 3 shots) S.C.U. Klement Gottwald shaking hands with Mrs Benes.

    (MUTE. NEG.) (Cuts. 48/75.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:57:00 / 01:26:18:00
    UN 1995 G

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