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    Opening capital in Chinese.
    8 ft

    SCU Loudspeaker.
    10 ft

    TV Group of workers gathered to hear news of Mao's death.
    17 ft

    LS VIEW OF Factory (refinery?), PAN TO GROUP Of Workers with bowed heads gathered to hear news of Mao's death.
    27 ft

    MS Group of workers standing at edge of field to hear news over loud speaker. (2 shots)
    34 ft

    GVS Various groups of people in factories crying and mourning Mao's death. (6 shots)
    54 ft

    MS Three people carrying portrait of Mao surrounded by black sashes.
    59 ft

    GV People in factory dressed in overalls crying. (2 shots)
    65 ft

    SCU Young girl in tears.
    66 ft

    GVS School children in front of loudspeakers in tears as they listen to news from loudspeaker. (4 shots)
    73 ft

    MS Line of men in military uniform (Red Guards?) in Peking Square, bowed heads.
    76 ft

    MS Large portrait of Mao surrounded by black ribbons and sashes hangs on outside wall of building.
    83 ft

    MS Chinese flag flying at half-mast.
    86 ft

    GV VIEW Across large square in Peking.
    89 ft

    GV Large tree lined road in Peking. ZOOM TO Flag pole beside road, flat at half-mast.
    96 ft

    GV Large government type buildings with large portraits of Mao surrounded by black flags at half-mast. (2 shots)
    112 ft

    SCU Face of young girl.
    114 ft

    SCU Young girl leaning against pillar crying
    117 ft

    SCU Young woman holding white flower.
    118 ft

    MS Mother and young girl amongst group of people all in tears.
    125 ft

    MS Newspaper presses producing papers with Mao's portrait on front.
    130 ft

    SCU Man working newspaper press.
    131 ft

    SCU Front of newspaper with large picture of Mao.
    133 ft

    GVS VIEWS IN Distribution centre as newspapers are bundled by hand. (2 shots)
    142 ft

    GVS People buying newspapers in Chinese street. (3 shots)
    148 ft

    MS Queue of people buying newspapers. (2 shots)
    159 ft

    SCU People reading newspapers - some people in tears. (6 shots)
    176 ft

    GV Long queue at door of building buying bunches of white flowers.
    185 ft

    GVS Groups of workers in overalls with black arm-bands sit in groups as some of them read aloud from newspapers.
    234 ft

    GV Large mass of people gathered outside large building.
    236 ft

    MS Groups of Red Guards in tears.
    238 ft

    GV PAN ACROSS Mass of people - most in tears.
    249 ft

    GV Groups of people all in tears wearing black arm-bands and white flowers. (9 shots)
    277 ft

    LS Bridge over river.
    280 ft

    GV Entrance to Lokouchiao Peoples Commune. People listening to map speaking. (6 shots)
    294 ft

    MS People writing banners - painting Chinese characters on cloth and paper. (6 shots)

    GVS Members of army - Red Guards standing to attention and hearing news and speeches. (6 shots)
    318 ft

    GVS Young people in navy uniform sitting in group reading papers and listening. (8 shots)
    338 ft

    GVS Young men in air force standing to attention and hearing news of Mao's death. (5 shots)
    350 ft

    GVS Young men running to aircraft. (5 shots)
    360 ft

    GVS Young women sitting round table listening to man read from newspaper. (7 shots)
    377 ft

    GVS Group of middle-age people most in tears sit round table talking. (12 shots)
    402 ft

    GVS People of all ages sitting in courtyard listening to man reading from newspaper. (4 shots)
    414 ft

    GVS Group of women watching television, some in tears. (7 shots)
    432 ft

    MS Two women place black sash round portrait of Mao. (4 shots)
    446 ft

    MS Young woman places black arm-band on young boy.
    449 ft

    MS At the flower queue.
    453 ft

    GV VIEW ACROSS large square. Flag at half-mast.
    456 ft

    MS Young girls saluting Mao.
    461 ft

    MS Group of Red Guards heads bowed mourning Mao.
    465 ft

    MS Large portrait of Mao hanging outside building.
    474 ft

    Closing caption in Chinese.
    484 ft


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