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  • Short Summary

    The coffin of the late Lord Asquith, Earl of Oxford, is carried through his home village; politicians attend a tribute at Westminster Abbey.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "In the Village he loved so well - Lord Asquith laid to rest with a simplicity even more impressive than stately ceremonial."

    Sutton Courtney, Berkshire.

    L/S of the exterior of a village church; a large crowd stands outside as Lord Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford's coffin is carried past; a line of people in black follow the coffin.

    Intertitle reads: "Prominent politicians attended Nation's last tribute at Westminster Abbey."

    Various politicians are seen outside Westminster Abbey in London: Winston Churchill with his wife, Clementine, Stanley Baldwin and Neville Chamberlain are among them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    716.35
    Media URN:
    33714
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:59:00 / 01:57:13:00
    Canister:
    G 1479

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