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  • Short Summary

    Crowds in Red Square to see body of Lenin.

  • Description

    Death of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (formerly Ulyanov) founder of the Soviet state on January 21, 1924.

    Moscow, Russia (later USSR, Soviet Union).

    Flash frame of French titles explaining that the crowd are in Red Square in terribly cold weather, to file past the corpse of Lenin on display at the Kremlin.

    Various shots of crowd passing in heavy coats, some in front carries wreath, others carry banners. Good shot panning up on St. Basil's Cathedral. More shots of crowd, many banners in Russian. Guards wearing heavy wool coats and pointed black hats stand in a line holding rifles, crowds pass on right. Continues with a few more similar shots.

    Note: dupe neg on ON 493 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2464.32
    Media URN:
    77206
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:52:00 / 01:46:18:00
    Canister:
    ON 430 A

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