• Short Summary

    The funeral of Lawrence of Arabia also includes library footage of his life and the locations where he spent his final few days.

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    Moreton, Dorset

    Title card reads: "Lawrence of Arabia - Simple Funeral at Moreton".

    CU Portrait of Colonel T. E. Lawrence.

    WS. Rugged countryside with mobs of people. WS. Rocky hillside swarming with people. MS. T. E. Lawrence talking with an Arab Chief. WS. Rocky hillside swarming with people. WS. Arabs on horseback. WS. Liner. WS. Single-seater sea plane being launched. WS. Lawrence's cottage at Clouds Hill in Dorset. WS. The roof of Lawrence's cottage buried in the forests of Dorset.

    WS & WS Country road (Probably the one where Lawrence had his fatal motorcycle accident following a collision with a cyclist). WS. Bovington Camp hospital pan across buildings. LS. Entrance to the Bovington Camp Hospital where Lawrence spent his last 6 days unconscious with a nurse and a couple of soldiers outside hospital. MS. Damage to the bicycle that T. E. Lawrence collided with. CU. Damage to the rear wheel of the bike ridden by Albert Hargreaves MS. Albert Hargreaves on the right of the picture. MS. Corporal Catchpole who picked up Lawrence and carried him to hospital.

    MS. Mr N. W. Lawrence, T. E. Lawrence's brother being escorted to the inquest. WS. The Church in Moreton where the service was held. MS. Sir Winston Churchill attending the service. WS. The coffin being brought out from the back of the hearse. LS. the coffin being carried into the village church of Moreton. WS. Procession after the service. LS. The coffin in the procession. WS. A crowd around the graveside.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:50:00 / 01:24:30:00

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