• Short Summary

    Survivors and bodies from the Munich Air Disaster return to Britain. Sad scenes.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Sad Return"

    Munich, Germany. The bodies and walking wounded from the Munich Air Disaster return to Britain.

    SV Airport official on Munich aerodrome carrying a large wreath for a member of the Bavarian Government. SV Airport officials lined up on airfield. Angle shot Airport official carrying large wreath up stairs into the plane. CU Pan the official carrying bunch of flowers. GV Plane on airfield with Guard of Honour of German police. SV German police lined up. LV Carrying large wreath up steps into the plane. SV Two members of the German Football Association paying their last respects. Angle shot Airport official carrying wreath up steps. SV German airport official giving take-off signal. SV Door of plane closing. CU German police saluting. LV Plane taxiing away. Slip Pan. GV London Airport buildings at night. SV BEA (British European Airways) hostesses arriving home after being involved in the crash. Hostesses and Radio Operator and Captain coming down steps from the aircraft. LV Train coming in at Liverpool Street Station. CU Showing 'The Hook Continental' on front of the engine. CU Harry Gregg stepping out of train followed by Jimmy Murphy and Billy Foulkes. SV Jimmy Murphy and Harry Gregg walking surrounded by press. CU Jimmy Murphy and Foulkes. SV Both men being assisted into taxi. CU Taxi driving away. GV BEA plane arriving at Ringway Airport, Manchester at night, carrying the coffins of the dead Manchester United footballers. SV Women watching through the gates of the airport. GV Unloading wreaths. SV Wreaths piled up on trucks. CU of wreaths. GV Carrying coffin from truck to the hearse. SV Two women watching. LV Carrying another coffin from aircraft to the hearse. SV People watching through the gates of the airport. SV Airport personnel saluting as hearse drives away. CU Photograph of the Manchester United Team, pan up to a vase of roses. SV Men taking off their caps to watch procession going through the streets of Manchester. LV Cortege driving between lanes of people. CU Women weeping. CU Pan procession passing the camera. SV Group of women weeping. GV Funeral procession of cars driving through streets.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:17:00 / 01:13:43:00

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