• Short Summary

    Memorial unveiled to former President of Czechoslovakia.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    A memorial to Masaryk former Czechoslovakian President, is unveiled in Pakance, his home town, Czechoslovakia.

    Crowds gathered to witness unveiling. A runner lights an Olympic flame. LS a bust of Masaryk mounted on a concrete pedestal being unveiled. MS the bust.

    CU library shots of Masaryk as he was in the last days of his life: seated in the garden of his home with his son Jan and his grandchildren. CU Masaryk seated at the fireside of his house. MS dressed in military like peaked cap and jacket walking on the wooded slopes near his home.

    MS funeral, the body is carried on a horse drawn gun carriage. His son follows behind the coffin.

    CU Jan Masaryk (UNO delegate) with President Benes during their exile in London. MS Jan addressing he International Youth Conference in Prague.

    Commentary in Czech.

    Date on original dope sheet is 16/09/1946.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2333.23
    Media URN:
    66130
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:01:03:00 / 02:02:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 1548 E

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