• Short Summary

    The Funeral Procession of Queen Mary.

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    London. The Funeral of Queen Mary.
    GV. Massed bands of the Brigade of Guards heading procession as it leaves St. James. CU. Woman in crowd wiping nose. MV.Pan, with gun carriage and coffin as it leaves St. James. pan back to four royal dukes and pan along with them to B.V. showing gun carriage. GV. Troops leaving St. James. CU. Woman in crowd. SV. Guards with arms reversed marching in procession. GV.B.V. procession going up Mall towards Horseguards Parade. CU. Woman in crowd. GV.T.V. cortege making way towards Horseguards Parade down Horseguards Avenue. SV. Household Cavalry marching in procession. GT.V. Crowd. LV. Cortege turning into Horseguards Parade. SV. Gun carriage turning onto Horseguards Parade. It passes by camera, followed by Royal dukes (Duke of Gloucester, Duke of Kent, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Duke of Windsor (formerly King Edward VIII)) and Prince George of Greece. Pan with dukes. GV. Procession marching across Horseguards away from camera. CU. Woman in crowd. GV. Servicemen in procession leaving Horseguards. (Scene to be covered by Thomsett). Troops marching faster, flags at half-mast. LV. Sailors and crowd. CU. Woman in crowd. SV. Gun carriage leaving Horseguards. Pan with gun carriage, pan back to Dukes. GV. Back view, procession marching up Whitehall. SV. Cenotaph. GV. Cortege approaching Cenotaph. CU. Woman in crowd. MV. Pan gun carriage passing Cenotaph. Dukes passing Cenotaph, saluting. GV. Queen's car arriving outside Westminster Hall. SV. Queen Elizabeth II greeted by Archbishop of Canterbury (Dr G Fisher), Queen Mother and Princess Margaret. They walk towards Hall. SV. Cortege approaching Houses of Parliament. MV. Big Ben showing time, 2.57 GV. Cortege entering gates of Westminster Palace. GV. Cortege making way across Palace Square, to entrance of Westminster Hall. SV. Pan, cortege moving across Palace Yard. SV. Pan, four dukes. LV. Gun carriage approaching awning outside Westminster Hall. Stops. GV. guard of honour at the present. SV. Coffin being taken from gun carriage. LV. Bearer party carrying coffin towards Westminster Hall. SV. Guard of Honour. MV. Coffin being carried under awning and into Hall. LV. Victoria Tower, pan down to G.V. crowd queuing for lying-in-State.

    LV. Queue along embankment. CU. Women waiting in crowd in queue. CU. Women in queue. LV. Head of queue starts to move towards doors of Westminster Hall. SV. People in queue moving. CU. Bowler-hatted man in queue, pan down to black armband. CU. Women in queue. SV. People in queue moving, pan down to two children. LV. Pan. queue waiting along embankment. CU. Bearded man in queue. SCU. Two nuns in queue. LV. Back view, people moving into Westminster Hall. LV. People filing past, window in background. GV.SV. People filing past Catafalque. SV. Gentleman-at-Arms on guard, as nurses pass and a woman bows. LV. People filing past and new guard of Gentleman-at-Arms march on. SCU. Catafalque. LV. New guard takes position. SV. Gentleman-at-Arms on guard. Side V. LV. catafalque, showing wreath. LV. Yeoman of the Guard walking to position to take up Guard. STV. People walking past. GV. People walking past Catafalque. CU. Cross and Catafalque.

    (Uncut Neg C) (Orig.D.) (LAV)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:42:00 / 01:15:12:00

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