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    Item title reads - Peerless "Jim". Large crowds at passing of late Jim Driscoll - boxer and gentleman. Cardiff, Wales.

    Clergymen emerge from the church followed by pall bearers carrying the coffin, which is draped in a Union Jack with flowers on the top. Large crowds surround the church as they head off. L/S of mourners walking through the street while crowds stand at the side, children holding floral tributes follow and a military band plays. Men on horses follow pulling a gun carriage, pall bearers carry the coffin behind.

    Intertitle - 'Loving arms insisted on bearing him on the last journey.'

    M/S as pall bearers carry the coffin along and more mourners follow, we see them parading down the street. M/S of the coffin outside the church where soldiers do a military salute. Altar boys emerge from the church followed by clergymen. M/S of a carriage carrying floral tributes followed by mourners in other carriages, people walk behind. M/S of the flowers.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:40:00 / 01:51:39:00
    G 1162
    Sort Number:
    G 1162
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    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics Entertainment & Humour
    jim driscoll jim
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