• Short Summary

    Lady Edwina Mountbatten is buried at sea. Portsmouth, Hampshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Her grave the sea.

    Funeral of Lady Edwina Mountbatten. Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    M/S as funeral cortege drives through to dock. M/S Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, with his mother Princess Andrew of Greece. M/S Earl Louis Mountbatten with his two daughters. M/S as coffin is borne along past the mourners and piped aboard ship "Wakeful". M/S as she is laid on Porter deck. The family goes aboard. Various shots of the mourners, camera pans to coffin. M/S as workers on dock take off their caps as sign of respect as the ship sails away. M/S frigate going out to sea. C/U Indian sailor saluting. L/S as the coffin is committed to the sea, L/S as the Earl throws wreath on the water. M/S of the wreaths floating on the sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1666.35
    Media URN:
    52398
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/02/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:27:00 / 01:53:06:00
    Canister:
    60/18

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