• Short Summary

    Robert Kennedy is assassinated in Los Angeles. America (USA).

  • Description

    No title - Robert Kennedy assassinated. Los Angeles, America (USA).

    Various shots showing library footage of crowds round the grave of the late President John Kennedy at Arlington Cemetery. M/S President Kennedy's grave with the eternal flame. M/S Robert Kennedy walking to his brother's grave to pay homage. M/S grave and flame. L/S Robert Kennedy kneeling before his brother's grave. C/U flame. M/S Ambassador Hotel. Various shots hotel sign. M/S of the hotel. M/S buildings in Los Angeles. M/S the Hospital of the Good Samaritan. L/S policemen in hospital entrance. L/S crowds waiting. C/U newspaper "Kennedy Near Death". C/U black man. M/S woman with sign, "Pray For Bobby". C/U girl in crowd.

    Pan car arriving with Jacqueline (Jackie) Kennedy in the back. M/S of the hospital. C/U windows. L/S hospital entrance. C/U policeman. L/S crowd. C/U black man listening to radio. C/U white man listening to radio. C/U group of black women. C/U man watching. M/S Frank Mankowitz, (Kennedy's Press Agent), in centre of group of three walking along. M/S as they walk away. C/U people with their heads in their hands, could be praying. L/S flag on the American Embassy in London at half mast. M/S of the Embassy. L/S people standing outside. C/U black children. L/S's Union Jack at half mast. M/S spire of Westminster Cathedral. C/U candles burning and people praying.

    Aerial shot Mount Kennedy in the Yukon. L/S camp in the snow. C/U as Bobby Kennedy prepares rucksack. M/S of the mountain, pan to Bobby and other climbers on the way up. L/S people climbing. C/U Bobby Kennedy. M/S climbers in the distance. Pan to mountain. C/U Bobby Kennedy resting. M/S mountain. Pan to climbers on their way again. C/U pan Bobby Kennedy. Aerial shot of the mountain. C/U of Bobby sat on slopes. Pan from mountain to them trekking up, M/S group climbing. M/S of the mountain.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2231.03
    Media URN:
    57540
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:30:00 / 01:06:28:00
    Canister:
    68/47

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