• Short Summary

    Funeral of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in Moscow.

  • Description

    No title. Funeral of Russian spaceman / cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, Moscow (USSR, Soviet Union).

    L/S crowds queuing up outside Central House of the Soviet Army to file past urns of ashes of Yuri Gagarin and V.S. Seregin (test pilot killed in same air crash as Gagarin). Angle shot pan ditto.

    Interior L/S the urns surrounded by flowers and pictures of the two men. C/U picture of Yuri. C/U picture of V.S. Seregin. M/S President Leonid Brezhnev and Prime Minister Alexei Kosygin. C/U other astronauts. M/S Gagarin's widow, Valentina Gagarin, and children being comforted by woman astronaut Valentina Tereschkova. C/U ditto.

    Exterior L/S the funeral procession coming through Red Square. C/U urns on gun carriage. L/S wreaths carried by soldiers coming behind. L/S the procession. M/S ditto. C/U mourners walking behind. L/S as urn is carried to the Kremlin wall. M/S ditto. M/S as urn is placed in niche in the wall. C/U people watching. M/S pictures of the two men below the niches where the urns are.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2057.11
    Media URN:
    56662
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:10:00 / 01:12:23:00
    Canister:
    68/28

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