• Short Summary

    Funeral of 'Father of the Blues' W C Handy takes place in Harlem, New York. America.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Farewell to the Father of the Blues'.

    Funeral of W C Handy. Harlem, New York, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots crowds in main street of Harlem. LS brass band in the road. MS church. CU sign "Abyssinian Baptist Church". Various shots people entering the church.

    MS band. Various shots of Reverend Adam Clayton Powell leading procession from church, and of coffin being placed into hearse. Various shots as cars make slow journey to cemetery. Cut-ins of crowds.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2598.12
    Media URN:
    69958
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:48:00 / 01:37:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 3073 F

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