Footage of the funeral of Russian leader Zhdanov.
Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.
Funeral of Zdhanov. Moscow, Russia.
CU Portrait of Zdhanov. CU Portrait of Zdhanov. CU Flag flying at an angle from wall of building. MS General view of crowds gathered in street. MS Railway station with flags on lamp standards. CU Flags on standards. MS Russian leaders walking on station led by Molotov, Beria and Malenkov. MS Guards present arms. MS train steaming into station. CU Russian guardsmen. CU Coffin being taken from railway carriage. CU Russian guardsmen. MS Coffin being carried by pallbearers Molotov nearest camera. MS Guardsmen. MS Coffin being carried. Beria and Molotov leading. MS Elevated coffin being carried.
MS Crowd waiting outside station. MS Coffin being carried out of station. CU Coffin, with Marshal Budenny taking over from Molotov as pallbearer. CU People looking on. (2 shots) MS Procession going through streets. MS line of Russian leaders, Beria, Malenkov, Molotov, Mikoyan. LS Procession of cars through streets. MS Horse going through street. MS Line of Russian leaders. LS General view cortege and procession going through streets pan along procession. MS Two soldiers carrying portrait of Zdhanov followed by his coffin. They carry it into cathedral. MS The Portrait and coffin being carried in.
CU Zdhanov in his coffin surrounded by crowds. MS Line up of leaders, nearest camera, Beria, Molotov and Malenkov. CU Zdhanov's face. CU Molotov and Beria. CU Marshal Voroshilov and Malenkov. CU Marshal Voroshilov. CU Malenkov. CU Voznessensky and Mikoyan. CU Kaganovitch and an unidentified leader. People filing past coffin. CU two unidentified leaders. MS Zdhanov in his coffin. MS Wreaths being carried into the building. CU Wreaths being carried into building. CU Wreath. MS Coffin. MS Procession filing into building. MS Procession filing past coffin. CU Zdhanov in coffin. CU Two more personalities looking on.
CU Marshall Budenny and Marshall Voroshilov. CU Two more army men. CU Two more unidentified characters. CU Wreath. MS Army men filing past coffin. CU Two more unidentified characters. MS People filing past. CU Personal mourners. CU Army men. MS People filing past. MS Zdhanov in his coffin. CU Malenkov and Stalin. CU Joseph Stalin. CU Army men filing past. MS Mourners filing past. CU Man and woman watching. CU More people looking on. MS Elevated people filing past coffin. MS Zdhanov in coffin. CU People sitting watching.
CU Two more mourners. MS Pan procession filing into building. CU Women carrying in flowers. MS People filing into building. CU Zdhanov in his coffin. MS General view crowd filing past. CU Zdhanov in his coffin. MS Beria Malenkov, and Stalin. CU Beria, Malenkov and Stalin. CU Molotov, Kaganovitch and another man. CU Woman, Probably the widow, kissing Zdhanov in his coffin. CU Three more leaders. MS Zdhanov's widow being taken away from coffin.
Cataloguer's note: Item has Russian commentary.