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  • Short Summary

    The funeral of Dr Chavasse; hundreds of people pay their last respects.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Late Dr. Chavasse... The People's Bishop - laid to rest in founders' plot of the magnificent Cathedral he did so much to create."

    Liverpool, Lancashire.

    L/S of Dr Chavasse's coffin being carried down the steps of a cathedral (probably Liverpool Cathedral) and over to his burial place beside it; family in mourning dress follow. Numerous clergymen stand around. Panning shot of the group as one of the clergymen addresses the crowd that has gathered for the funeral. L/S of the enormous crowd.

    Note: Dr Chavasse's full title and name - Right Reverend Francis James Chavasse; he was Bishop of Liverpool from 1900-23.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    720.28
    Media URN:
    33786
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:47:00 / 01:46:16:00
    Canister:
    G 1487

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