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    Millions mourn the death of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi during the viewing, procession, and cremation following his assassination

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Millions Mourn Gandhi

    INDIA: New Delhi: Various:
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    FUNERALS Funeral of Mahatma Gandhi to pyre for cremation on banks of River Jumxnna. coach drawn by indian services

    GANDHI Procession of Gandhi's body to Funeral Pyre. Crowds outside of Birla House to gaze on his face. Carried on to balcony of Birla House in full view of all. Crowds milling around 4????.5 miles of funeral route. Earl and Countess Mountbatten in mourners. Funeral coach drawn by members of State Services for five hours along 4???? mile route. Earl and Countess M sitting within few feet of funeral pyre. Mahatma's son sets alight to sandal-wood logs in pyre. Good shots of pillar of flame and smoke etc

    GANDHI.. MR. DEVADAS (SON OF Mahatma Gandhi). Sets alight the funeral pyre of Mahatma Gandhi on banks of River Jumma.

    India Funeral of Gandhi. Procession to banks of Jumna where funeral pyre prepared. Earl and Countess Mountbatten among mourners. Mahatma's son sets alight to the sandal wood pyre Seen on balcony of Birla House where crowds file past before funeral procession to Jumna. Finally pillar of smoke and flames as pyre burns

    LORD and LADY MOUNBATTEN Among mourners following Gandhi to banks of River Jumna for his cremation. Seen sitting within few feet of pyre in midst of vast, milling multitude.

    NEW DELHI Gandhi's body carried on to balcony of Birla House where millions of Indians past to gaze on his face. Funeral cortege drawn by Indian services the 4 1/2 miles to River Jumna where funeral pyre is ready. Gandhi's son sets alight the funeral pyre and Gandhi's last wish to be cremated is fulfilled

    PANDIT NEHRU Prominent among mourners as preparations for burning of Gandhi on the pyre are completed

    PYRE FUNERAL Pyre of Mahatma Gandhi on banks of River Jumna. Very good shots of final burining, Flames and smoke pouring from the pre etc

    Personalities - Politicians; India

    funeral, mourn, mourning, grief, Birla House, Birla Bhavan, Gandhi Smriti, procession, Indian Army, cavalry, coach, funeral route, Yamuna, Jumna, sandalwood, pyre, Mahatma, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Devdas Gandhi
    Background: Millions mourn the death of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi during the viewing, procession, and cremation following his assassination

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6PF77BH74LV5ISIJ8QAG9E0E3
    Media URN:
    VLVA6PF77BH74LV5ISIJ8QAG9E0E3
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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