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    Item title reads - The Last tribute. Solemn and impressive scenes at funeral of late President Ebert. Berlin, Germany.

    L/S of the people and troops lined up, L/S of many people out to pay their respects. Troops march slowly through the town, M/S as they march along past towers which are emitting smoke. M/S of horses with black plumes on their heads, they are pulling the coffin on a high bier draped with a cover. M/S of sailors marching slowly through the streets. L/S of huge crowds, the camera pans across them. M/S of the horses and coffin again, M/S as they lift it off the bier.

    M/S of the cortege lined up ready to go, the camera pans across them. M/S as they stand around, the band marches past followed by people carrying flags, troops walk past and salute, more people carrying flags follow. C/U of Herr Ebert's face, he is in an open coffin. M/S as the people file past the open grave to pay their respects. L/S of people crowding the streets. M/S of people queuing to see him. M/S as the camera pans up to a plaque commemorating him on the wall.

    Note: The footage from 01:57:47 to the end of the item appears to be cuts.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:40:00 / 02:00:30:00
    G 1170
    Sort Number:
    G 1170
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics War & Revolution
    Earhardt & Co Karl Marx doc Streets - Germany and Switzerland Berlin 1920s Weimar Berlin Friedrich Ebert
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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