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  • Short Summary

    Large crowds turn out for funerals in Vienna.

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    Funeral of victims of Vienna riots. Austria.

    Days of Mourning: Funerals of the victims of the riots in Vienna; Austria; July 1927. Pan past platform where several coffins decorated w/ floral arrangements; torches around platform. Another shot panning over crowd in FG ; more coffins in BG. LS a few people stand next to coffins; which have numbers at the foot (44 & 45 in this shot). Wide shot over crowd to government & other VIPs on platform; one man is making a speech at podium.

    Closer shot of man making speech. Wide shot front of huge building. Interior: altar w/ candles burning & masses of flowers & ribbons. MS elderly Austrian statesman getting out of car. MCU same man. Funeral procession: soldiers (or police?) marching; then priests; then pallbearers carrying coffins; accompanied by more uniformed men. Mourners follow. At gravesite; some of the dignitaries sprinkle a bit of earth into a grave.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:22:00 / 01:52:20:00
    ON 494 N

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