• Short Summary

    Funeral of Indian President Zakir Hussain in Delhi.

  • Description

    No title. Funeral of Indian President Zakir Hussain, Delhi, India.

    L/S President of India's house in New Delhi. Interior shot of Durbar hall where the President lying in state. M/S people gathered round President Dr. Zakir Hussain's body lying in state. C/U President lying in state in open coffin. Exterior. Various shots people rushing forward towards President's house to pay last respects.

    L/S the Vice President, Mr. V.V. Giri, walking forward to be sworn in. C/U Mr. Giri taking oath. M/S ditto. Top shot crowd. L/S as the funeral procession coming towards the camera. C/U as the gun carriage carrying the body of the late President and a priest. L/S Crowds watching. C/U ditto. L/S crowds massed along route, pan across the show funeral procession. L/S crowd. L/S as the gun carriage comes towards camera. M/S guards lining route with their heads bowed. Panning shot as gun carriage goes past camera. L/S of the funeral procession heading towards large arch.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2201.15
    Media URN:
    57227
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:20:00 / 01:35:35:00
    Canister:
    69/39

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