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  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Funeral of King Mohammed V of Morocco (aka Sidi Mohammed, Ben Youssef, Sultan of Morocco), Rabat, Morocco.

    Panning shot vast crowds lining road. CU woman crying. Pan with the coffin being borne from the Royal Palace. MS crowd waving their hands. Various shots of troops and police carrying away mourners who have collapsed with grief / in the crush of the massive crowds. MS new King Hassan walking towards camera with others. MS line of Moroccan troops forming a chain. MS of the coffin on a bier with incense burning in the foreground. Various shots, mourners carrying wreaths up to the coffin. Coffin on the bier. Panning shot with coffin being carried on a gun carriage. High angle shot of the coffin being borne through the crowds. High angle shot crowds of Moroccans praying pan to the coffin.

    Date on dope sheet is 05/03/1961.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    86088
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3012.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:43:00 / 01:48:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 3461 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 3461 F
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    Morocco 1930s - 1940s Morocco
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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