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    Funeral of Mahatma Gandhi. India.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Mahatma Gandhi's funeral. India.

    L/S Indian spectators on the route of the funeral procession watching from a tree. C/U spectators up a telegraph pole. C/U Indians squatting reading paper. M/S men and women using truck as grandstand. L/S crowds sitting about on open heath. Various shots sifting Gandhi's ashes. M/S soldiers guarding ashes. C/U ashes. L/S crowds filing past ashes. M/S soldiers guarding ashes. C/U ashes. L/S crowds filing past ashes. Various shots people kneeling before ashes. M/S Randas Gandhi, one of his sons.

    Various shots Lord and Lady Louis Mountbatten squatting on the grass at the funeral pyre. M/S elevated shot of the above showing Pandit Jawarahal Nehru. Various shots standing at site of the pyre. M/S Nehru and party crouching down. M/S Nehru on balcony of Birla House. L/S the spot where Gandhi was assassinated, roped in. C/U boy digging handfuls of earth from the spot. Various shots as he hands earth to crowd. L/S general view of the river Jumna where Gandhi was cremated.

    Cataloguer's note: cuts for story 'Funeral of Gandhi' in 48/12 on *PM1420*.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:28:00 / 01:53:44:00
    UN 1894 A

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