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News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Joseph Lyons’ Funeral

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
516A
Date Released
26 Apr 1939
Date submitted
24 Apr 1939
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Joseph Lyons’ Funeral
  2. 2News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Shakespeare Day at Stratford
  3. 3News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: The King’s Scouts at Windsor
  4. 4News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: M Gafencu in London
  5. 5News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Winston Churchill of "Compulsion"
  6. 6News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Conscription in Britain
  7. 7News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: The Chancellor and His Budget
  8. 8News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: The American Fleet Moves to Pacific
  9. 9News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Barbara Hutton
  10. 10News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Col. Lindbergh
  11. 11News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: The West Indians at Lord’s
  12. 12News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Two Thousand Guineas

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 12
Section Title
News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Funeral of Mr Lyons. SHOTLIST: Flags flutter at half mast and people crowd outside St Mary’s Basilica to attend a Lying-in-State. (Various Library scenes). The Governor General and Lady Gowrie attend the Mass as does Sir E Page and Lady Page. Dame Enid Lyons arrives and the Archbishop Panico. Then the coffin is borne to the gun-carriage and among the pall bearers is Sir Earle Page. The Gun Carriage with military escort is borne through the streets and the Ex. Premier is taken to the Circular Quay, where the coffin is placed aboard "Vendetta" for transport to Tasmania, Mr Lyon’s native state.
Keywords
Politics and government; Buildings and structures; Ships and boats; Death; Ceremonies; Navy; Military; Funerals; Religion and belief
Footage sources
Australia
Card file number
36669
Credits:
Commentator
Alan Howland
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
63
Story extras:

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