Funeral of Prime Minister Per Albin Hansson takes place in Stockholm, Sweden.
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Sweden mourns the death of Prime Minister Per Albin Hansson. Stockholm.
LS dome of the Gustav Wass Church, Stockholm, towering above trees. MS's King Gustav and other members of the Swedish royal family get out of their cars and enter the church. Various shots mourners arriving and entering. MS dome from interior. CU one of the magnificent statues inside church.
MS Reverend Harald Hallen entering the church and pouring three shovels of dust onto the flower decked coffin. MS as coffin is borne out of the church on the shoulders of pallbearers. MS pallbearers carrying the coffin to the cemetery. High angle LS procession carrying banner, moving slowly through the streets. MS's procession passing through lines of Trade Union and Party Representatives. MS's Trade Union representatives and relations of the deceased carrying wreaths.
CU wreath of King Gustav with ribbons bearing the royal insignia. Various CU's other wreaths. CU Franz Nilsson, Chairman of the Trade Unions. MS widow Mrs Hansson. CU grave with flags dipped and people filing past. MS as coffin is lowered into ground. People file past and flags are dipped over coffin.
Cataloguer's note: Swedish commentary.