• Short Summary

    Funeral of former president of USSR, Chairman Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin in Moscow, Russia.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Funeral of former president of USSR, Chairman Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin in Moscow, Russia (Soviet Union). Russian voiceovered newsreel material.

    The coffin of Kalinin lies in state amongst flowers and candles. C/U the body of the bearded Kalinin lying in open coffin. Various C/Us of faces of Russians as they gaze sorrowfully at Kalinin. Various C/Us of Joseph Stalin, Georgi Malenkov, Vyacheslav Molotov, Stanac, Michailivan (Nichailivan) Andriev and Marshal Josip Broz Tito standing in silence. Stalin and Molotov act as pall bearers as the coffin is carried out of the building. Open coffin is carried through the streets of Moscow. Elevated shot of guns firing a last salute in Red Square. L/S of aeroplanes of the red Airforce flying over the Red Square.

    Possibly connected with 46/75 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1487.20
    Media URN:
    70645
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:10:00 / 01:19:51:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 090

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