• Short Summary

    Funeral of Lord Carson in Belfast.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Ulster in mourning. Impressive scenes at Lord Carson's funeral"

    Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    M/S of Royal Navy destroyer HMS Broke. On deck is coffin of Edward, Lord Carson, Ulster Unionist Leader. It is draped in Union Jack flag. M/S of crowd on quay looking sad. Various shots of funeral cortege moving through crowd lined streets. Coffin is pulled on gun carriage by sailors. In front of coffin march RUC (Royal Ulster Constabulary) officers with their guns pointing downwards. Behind the coffin march dignitaries, including Lady Carson and her son, also Prime Minister Lord Craigavon.

    M/S of Lord Abercorn, Governor of Northern Ireland arriving at Cathedral of St. Anne. More shots of funeral procession. We see pall bearers (including Lord Craigavon) lifting coffin from carriage and carrying it up steps of cathedral.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    859.04
    Media URN:
    12494
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:14:00 / 01:09:07:00
    Canister:
    35/86

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