The funeral of General Michael Collins in Dublin, Ireland.
Dublin, Ireland (Eire).
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L/S's of the funeral procession through the streets of Dublin. L/S of National Guards following behind the funeral carriage. L/S of pallbearers walking down steps with coffin of General Michael Collins. Various shots of the procession through the streets.
L/S of people sitting on horse drawn carts in street away from the main procession. L/S's of huge crowds of people in O'Connell Street. L/S of clergymen walking down step from the church. There are various clergymen in the background. the coffin is slid on horse drawn carriage and is draped with an Irish Tricolour Flag.
Title reads: "IRELAND'S DEAD LEADER - At the foot of the majestic statue of Daniel O'Connell, the Liberator Michael Collins lies in state."
L/S's of soldiers marching through streets. L/S's of people sitting on O'Connells statue. Several shots of the crowd and the procession. L/S of Collins' coffin being placed into the ground. M/S of guards playing bugles (looks like their playing the 'Last Post'). L/S's of the huge amount of floral tributes next to the grave. People are seen placing more wreaths.
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