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  • Short Summary

    The funeral in Brussels of Cardinal Mercier.

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    Brussels, Belgium.

    Title: "Passing of CARDINAL MERCIER. King Albert and Belgium's Allies pay last tribute to illustrious Prelate".

    M/S of street beside a Cathedral lined with crowds and a troop of soldiers, pallbearers carry the Cardinal's coffin from the Cathedral to a horse drawn hearse. High angled shot of a large military parade going through city streets. M/S of the hearse, pulled by six black horses, it is followed by men in religious robes and army officers.

    M/S of three officers standing in front of a battalion of soldiers. M/S of the procession following the hearse. M/S of bishops, cardinals and other men in religious robes following the hearse. L/S of the procession passing a battalion of soldiers standing in a large square. M/S of the coffin being removed from the hearse. M/S of a group of men in military uniforms, most wear black armbands.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:42:00 / 01:02:37:00
    G 1264

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