• Short Summary

    Massive funeral procession of 8 people killed in Place de la Bastille riots against the OAS.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Paris in mourning".

    Paris, France.

    Thousands join funeral procession for 8 people killed in rioting in the Place de la Bastille. The riots were against the terrorist OAS (Organisation of the Secret Army).

    Various shots massive procession of mourners carrying very large wreaths. Large crowds watch the procession, including representatives of left-wing parties, the Catholic church, Socialists and Communists. People in the procession carrying large pictures of the Dead Demonstrators. Panning shot crowd outside the Pere Lachaise Cemetery, pan to show procession arriving. L/S coffin being carried into the cemetery. The procession passes through mountains of flowers in the cemetery. Panning shot massed crowd in the cemetery. M/S funeral in progress.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1711.24
    Media URN:
    53171
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:59:00 / 01:34:00:00
    Canister:
    62/15

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