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  • Short Summary

    Funeral of the Archbishop of Olomouc, Leopold Precan.

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    LS. The flower covered coffin in the throne room at the Archbishop's residence at Olomouc. CU. The Archbishop of Olomouc, Leopold Precan, lying in state on a bier lighted by candles. CU. Various close up shots of wreaths. MS. A crucifix on the wall. MS. People filing past the body. MS. Facial studies of some of the mourners. LS. Interior shot of the requiem mass service in St Wenceslass Cathedral. CU. Two nuns sitting in a pew. MS. Dr Ritter, Papal Internuncius, serving requiem mass. MS. Other bishops. Various shots of Dr Karl Skoupy, Bishop of Brno, delivering the sermon. LS. & MS. The long funeral procession passing through crowded streets on its way to the Cyril and Methodius Cathedral, which the late archbishop had built. LS. & CU. The cathedral. MS. The coffin in the crypt of the Cathedral.

    Note - date in the old file 17/02/1947.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:55:00 / 01:26:53:00
    UN 1644 F

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