• Short Summary

    Funeral of Field Marshal Lord Wavell - great military parade and ceremony.

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    Full title reads: "London. A Great Soldier Passes".

    London. Funeral of Field Marshal Lord Wavell - great military parade and ceremony.

    GV Tower of London. CU Pan bier being carried by members of Black Watch and escorted by beefeaters. MV Tower pan to guns. SV Gun being fired. SV Gun being fired. MV Launch with coffin on board pulling away from pier. Beefeater on guard. MV Gun being fired. LV boats going up river.

    MV Angle shot Westminster Abbey. SV Angle shot flag at half mast on Abbey. MV Mr. Habib Rahimtoola (Commissioner of Pakistan) and various Indians arriving at Abbey. SV Pan Lady Edwina Mountbatten arriving. SV Pan Earl of Athlone arriving. SV Pan Anthony Eden arriving. SV Clement Attlee arriving. MV pipe band leading procession down Parliament Square. CU Women in crowd. MV Gun carriage in procession. CU Horses drawing gun carriage. SV Pan gun carriage. CU Irish guardsman. MV Pan officers carrying Wavell's medals. MV High Ranking officers following gun carriers. MV. Gun Carriage approaching Westminster Abbey. SV. Women in crowd. MV Pallbearers carrying coffin into Abbey. Pan shot. MV Coffin entering Abbey. SV Field Marshal Lord Alanbrooke and Monty (Viscount Bernard Montgomery) waiting to enter Abbey. MV Back view officers filing into Abbey.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Orig. H.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:27:00 / 01:41:14:00

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