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  • Short Summary

    The funeral for 23 victims of the Scotswood mining disaster is held, many turn out to mourn.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Funeral procession 3 miles long. Impressive scenes at burial of 23 victims of Scotswood disasters. Northumberland.

    L/S of people walking in the funeral procession with their umbrellas up, a flower covered bier drives past followed by horse-drawn hearses. M/S as mourners walk along. M/S as pall bearers carry the coffins along the road.

    M/S of the hearses driving along, people stand at the side to pay their respects. Mourners walk along next to pall bearers carrying the coffins, a band carrying their instruments walks past. Various shots of the pall bearers carrying the coffins. M/S as they are carried along and lowered onto the ground. M/S of the funeral procession, a mounted policeman rides at the side. M/S as the band plays and marches along followed by more mourners and choir boys. Various shots of the cortege.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:48:47 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:40:00 / 01:52:17:00
    G 1193

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