• Short Summary

    France today (Monday) paid its last tribute to one of its most celebrated and best-loved film stars the comedian Fernandel, who died on Saturday after a long battle against cancer.

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    GV Church of St Honore d'Eylau
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    CU PAN Wreaths (2 shots)
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    GV Crowd in street
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    MV Cortege arriving at church amid crowd (2 shots)
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    MV Onlookers
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    MV Coffin into church
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    MV & SV Police holding back crowd (3 shots)
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    MV Flower-laden coffin out of church
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    MV Fernandel's widow & family leave church
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    SV Others mourners leave PULL BACK TO GV family's car leaving
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: France today (Monday) paid its last tribute to one of its most celebrated and best-loved film stars the comedian Fernandel, who died on Saturday after a long battle against cancer. He was 67. As his family and many of his admirers attended the funeral in Paris, the French Press devoted whole pages to tributes and pictures of his best-known roles.

    This film of the funeral was shot by Visnews Cameraman Alexandre Rihouet.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAESX7LS6VY9SXI8199NWHQQNDB
    Media URN:
    VLVAESX7LS6VY9SXI8199NWHQQNDB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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