An item showing the lying in state and funeral of late Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Temple.
Item title reads - Primate's lying-in-state and funeral.
Various shots of the coffin of Doctor William Temple, the late Archbishop of Canterbury, lying in state in the Chapel of Our Lady Undercroft at Canterbury cathedral. Various shots as the Archbishop of York, Cyril Garbett, says prayers and the choir sings. L/S of Dean of Canterbury, Doctor Hewlett Johnson, walking down and receiving the Pastoral staff then returning to the High Altar where Archbishop Lord Lang of Lambeth is waiting. They walk down to the coffin where 8 Sergeant Majors and Staff Sergeants of the Buffs carry the coffin to the West door.