Funeral of Czech politician Jan Masaryk - did he jump or was he pushed?
Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.
Quick shots of Brussels Conference then Jan Masaryk's funeral.
Long shot of crowds at night. People lining up to go into Czernin Palace, Prague. Long shot of Czechoslovakian politician Jan Masaryk lying in state. Coffin. Closer shot of body of Masaryk. Close up shot of his face. People filing past. Side shot, people filing past. Close up shot of Jan Masaryk's face. People filing past - woman crying. Close up shot of President Edouard Benes kissing Masaryk's sister and other woman. Flag at half mast on the roof. Procession moving along street at daytime. Procession with coffin passing camera. Various shots of the people crying. Close up shot of coffin moving slowly. Three women in the procession followed by all the Ministers. More shots of the people crying. Woman throwing flowers. Panning shot of the city of Prague. Lowering of the coffin.
Possibly connected with 48/23 - MD.