Funeral for American polar explorer Admiral Richard Byrd.
Unused / unissued material -
Title reads: "Nation Mourns Admiral Byrd". American voiceovered newsreel material.
Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, United States of America (USA).
GV Cemetery. Guard of Honour. Naval men taking coffin from car.
CU Flag (Stars and Stripes) being raised in Antarctic. CU Admiral Richard Byrd saluting, ground to air shot of plane in flight, MS pilot throwing things from plane window. (Flash backs.)
CU Church steeple, pan down to entrance where a canopy has been put up, and of coffin being carried by naval men, from the church. Various shots of the coffin being borne to its resting place in cemetery, of guns being fired and service taking place.
(F/G) Old record suggests material may date from around 14/03/1957.