• Short Summary

    The body of the late Aga Khan returns to Egypt.

  • Description

    Asswan, Egypt.

    SV. Egyptian statue. SV. The Begum Aga Khan, widow of Aga Khan, and his grandson Karim, Aga Khan IV, son of Aly Khan, walking towards away from plane arriving at Assuan for funeral of Aga Khan - both wearing pith helmets owing to the heat. SCU. The Begum Aga Khan and son Karim. CU. Sign in Egyptian and English "Assuan". GV. The Aga Khan's villa. AS. Pan, Aga Khan's villa. SV. Aga Khan's sons Ali Khan, and Sadruddin and grandson Karim. SV. Ali Khan and Sadruddin taking off their shoes before entering. SV. The tomb where Aga Khan will be buried. CU. Egyptian writing on head of tomb. LV. Interior, funeral rites being held, coffin in background. SV. Women seated with praying beads. CU. Praying beads in woman's hand. SV. The Begum shrouded in white, looking very sad and overcome with heat, sitting alongside Aga Khan's coffin. SCU. Begum Aga Khan crying. LV. The Begum almost collapses, smothers her face with her hands. CU. Picture of the Aga Khan. GV. Top shot, coffin being carried out to the tomb followed by the Begum and others. SV. The Begum with handkerchief up to face, crying, being held by two other women. SV. Begum crying, with Karim touching the coffin paying last respects. GV. Top shot, lowering coffin into tomb.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:30:00 / 01:04:46:00

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