• 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.

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  2. British Pathé says

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

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