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  • Short Summary

    Brief item showing the funeral procession taking Earl Haig's coffin past the Cenotaph.

  • Description

    Brief scenes of Earl Haig's funeral.

    No titles.

    C/U of Earl Douglas Haig talking; he removes his military hat.

    London.

    High angle L/S looking down on Earl Haig's funeral procession as the coffin is pulled past the Cenotaph. Military men follow the coffin and line the streets. L/S of the procession as it moves through Edinburgh, probably en route to Haig's burial at Dryburgh Abbey.

    Note: see G 1473 - A GREAT SOLDIER PASSES for more footage of Earl Haig's funeral.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    716.03
    Media URN:
    33682
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:21:00 / 01:03:56:00
    Canister:
    G 1474

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The funeral took place on 3 February 1928.

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