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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the huge funeral procession and burial of Scottish girl swimmer Nancy Riach.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations unknown or unclear.

    Location of events unknown - somewhere in Scotland? 1947.

    Nancy Riach, British (Scottish) girl swimmer, dies from infantile paralysis.

    Various shots of the hearse moving slowly down the street, followed by mourners and a huge crowd of sympathisers who fill the street as far as the eye can see.

    The flower bedecked coffin is carried to the grave and lowered into it.

    Shots of mourners at the graveside. Nancy's father tries not to cry. Pan of the numerous wreaths, one with Nancy written on it in flowers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2168.10
    Media URN:
    74254
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:03:00 / 01:34:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 1811 B

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