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  • Short Summary

    Scene at the funeral of Viscount Bennett, former Premier of Canada, near Dorking, Surrey, attended by Lord Beaverbrook and other dignitaries.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Mickleham, near Dorking, Surrey

    CU The spire and flint clock tower of Mickleham village church, panning down to porch. CU A pile of flowers and wreaths on a grave.
    MS The flower-bedecked coffin of Viscount Bennett, former Premier of Canada, being borne out of the church at the funeral, and carried to the graveside. (3 shots).
    MS The ceremony at the graveside, the vicar reading a blessing. LS Rear view, vicar at the graveside, faced by British Army and Navy officers among the mourners. (2 shots).
    CU The mourners dispersing including Lord Beaverbrook. (7 shots).
    CU The coffin lying in the grave, showing the brass plate on the lid.
    MS and CU Mourners admiring wreaths.

    Note: "Date received" on original record reads: 30/06/1947. Additional spellings for search purposes: Mickleham / Mickelham.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2401.09
    Media URN:
    66734
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:50:00 / 01:11:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 1749 A

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