• Short Summary

    The funeral of Sir Alexander Fleming at St. Paul's Cathedral. London.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Funeral of Sir Alexander Fleming (the discoverer of Penicillin). St. Paul's Cathedral, London.

    Various L/S and M/S people arriving (many nurses) at St. Paul's. L/S Hearse arriving. M/S Coffin leaving hearse. M/S Coffin followed by Lady Fleming and other mourners being carried up steps by pallbearers. M/S Coffin going into St. Paul's cathedral. L/S St. Paul's Cathedral. C/U Policemen. Two L/S St. Paul's Cathedral.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1659.13
    Media URN:
    60332
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:24:00 / 01:37:09:00
    Canister:
    UN 2711 G

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Sir Alexander Fleming died on 11 March 1955. The funeral seen here took place on 18 March 1955.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks. Good to finally put a date on this video.

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