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    Some of the last images of ex-president Wilson before his death.

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    United States of America (aka USA).

    Title: "PASSING of AMERICA'S WAR-TIME PRESIDENT. Last Cinema pictures of Ex-President Wilson".

    M/S of Wilson and his wife about to take a seat on some sort of balcony, several dignitaries stand in the background, behind them hangs a large 'Stars and Stripes' flag. M/S of Wilson giving a speech from the balcony, some of the dignitaries applaud politely.

    M/S of the Wilsons standing in front of a group of men, they appear to be in some gardens. C/U of Wilson tucked up in fur blanket, next to him is his wife, they seem to be in the back of an open topped carriage or car.

    Curtains open to reveal a L/S of a church at night, the words - 'Woodrow Wilson - Rest In Peace' - appear superimposed over the image, the curtains close, fade to black. A drawing of house appears in the top left of the screen, written underneath is - 'Birthplace of Woodrow Wilson, Staunton VA, 1856. Another drawing appears in the top right of the screen - a cartoon of Wilson giving a speech and the words - 'President of Princeton 1902'. In the bottom left of a screen another picture of a house appears, in the bottom right a cartoon of Wilson being sworn in as president and the words - 'President of the United States - 1913'.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:21:00 / 01:36:40:00
    G 1057

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