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    The funeral of Turkish President Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Constantinople, Turkey.

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    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Funeral of the late politician and President of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Constantinople, Turkey.

    Various L/S's of liner off the coast of Constantinople, the Turkish flag waves in the wind. Several shots of bald elderly gentlemen looking out to sea from a ship (could be a German ambassador). Numerous shots of Turkish and German battleships. L/S of two smartly dressed dignitaries walking up stairs followed by others. C/U's of elderly man. Numerous shots of very large country house surrounded by picturesque gardens.

    L/S of submarine and battleships. M/S's of senior naval officers saluting (could be an Italian ship) on deck of battleship. L/S's of battleships. C/U of tricolour flag blowing in the wind (looks like the Italian Flag). L/S's of funeral procession of Ataturk making it's way through streets of the city. The procession is led by numerous military soldiers and is followed by the funeral carriage, the coffin is draped with the Turkish flag. Guards line the route of the procession.

    L/S of various dignitaries the elderly gentlemen in top-hat at the front could be Ataturk's successor Ismet Paza Inonu. L/S's of the coffin being carried past large statue of man on horse and into church. L/S's and M/S's of large crowds outside the church. M/S of coffin lying in state in the church draped with flag. L/S's of soldiers marching.

    L/S's of soldiers puling the funeral carriage. L/S's of smoke billowing from the funnels of battleships. L/S of sailors on deck of ship. L/S's of Ataturk's coffin surrounded by many floral wreaths and draped in a very large Turkish flag. Two military officials stand either side of the coffin. L/S's of floral wreaths lining wall in street.

    L/S's of floral wreaths lining street. Several shots of military pall bearers carrying Ataturk's coffin. M/S's of numerous foreign dignitaries and military officials standing watching the proceedings. L/S's of soldiers (from different countries ?) marching past funeral carriage. Various shots of dignitaries and soldiers marching. M/S's of crowds watching the proceedings. L/S's of uniformed guards marching. L/S of of large old building (could be a palace).

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:22:00 / 01:29:35:00
    UN 126 A

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