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  • Short Summary

    Thousand of people turn out for the funeral of General Bramwell Booth, Abney Park, London.

  • Description

    Abney Park, London.

    Full titles read: "PASSING OF A GREAT LEADER - Vast crowds witnessed the Funeral of General Booth - who was buried with simple ceremony at Abney Park cemetery."

    L/S's of the funeral procession passing very large building with pillars, numerous guards carry large flags, large crowds line the street. L/S of the heasre moving slowly past followed by an old woman (possibly his wife ?). Good L/S of hundreds of members of the Salvation Army. M/S's of the pallbearers lifting General Bramwell Booth's coffin off the back of vehicle and lifting it onto raised platform. M/S of old woman giving speech from platform.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    794.08
    Media URN:
    35973
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:20:00 / 01:11:25:00
    Canister:
    G 1619

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