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    Material related to newsreel story "A Great Soldier Passes" - 50/47.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "A Great Soldier Passes" 50/47.

    Material from for newsreel item - extra shots.

    London. Funeral of Field Marshal Earl Wavell.

    Angle shot of Westminster Abbey. Arrival of guests including Lady Edwina Mountbatten, Anthony Eden, Clement Attlee. Pall bearers carry coffin into Abbey. V Field Marshal Lord Alanbrooke and Monty (Viscount Bernard Montgomery) waiting to enter Abbey. LS The bearers, service chiefs, standing outside prior to entering Westminster Abbey. CU Admiral Cunningham. MS Beefeaters. MS Bearers towards Abbey. MS Lord Halifax arriving. MS Air Force officer (believe Lord Portal) arriving. MS Pallbearers. MS Coffin on gun carriage with Black Watch escort. CU Sir John and Lady Anderson. MS Chuter Ede. CU Service Chiefs carrying Wavell's medals. MS Angle shot Abbey MS Abbey. MS Pallbearers of the Black Watch carrying coffin off launch at Westminster. CU A Marine in the guard of honour. LS Launch carrying cortege. LS Back view launch going down river. CU Marine officer. VS of launch on river. MS Gun carriage, escorted by bearers, proceeding to the Abbey. MS Lord Alanbrooke and other bearers. CU Alanbrooke. CU Feet and legs of member of Black Watch slow marching. LS Pipers leading cortege to the Abbey. MS Guardsmen marching in procession. MS Coffin on gun carriage with bearers. MS. Cavalry escort. MS. Service chiefs following coffin. CU. Head shot of guardsmen MS. Across river of County Hall, pan to Launch coming up river. MS Marine guard of honour. MS Launch nearing Westminster Pier. MS Westminster pier pan to launch coming in. CU Westminster pier notice giving sailing times. LS Coffin being carried past naval guard of honour. CU Naval in guard of honour. LS Coffin being borne up steps of Westminster pier. MS Coffin being borne along. (2 shots) LS Back view coffin and bearers leaving pier. VS of gun salute being fired at Tower of London. VS Tower of London. VS Westminster Abbey - flag at half mast. VS of Tower.

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    Selected originals
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    01:51:50:00 / 01:58:08:00
    50/47 F (Selected Originals)

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