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World Mourns, The - John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1917 - 1963

Reel Number: 220316-04

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1963

Country: USA

Location: Washington Arlington Cemetary

TC Begins: 20:12:18

TC Ends: 20:20:08

Duration: 00:07:50

The World Mourns - John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1917 - 1963 State Funeral - JFK Coffin on gun carriage through streets - Jackie Kennedy and children arrive by car with President Johnson LBJ) and Robert Kennedy. LBJ lays wreath on coffin. Jackie and daughter Caroline kneel at coffin - lines of mourners outside and in waiting to pay respects. Crowds keeping night vigil. Next day Kennedy family and other dignitaries follow coffin on gun carriage. Coffin carried into St Mathews Cathedral - mourners file in. German Chancellor Erhard. Coffin carried in to choir singing Ave Maria - Cardinal Cushing conducts service. Coffin carried to gun carriage - shot of Kennedy family watching John junior salutes coffin. Shots of parade to cemetery and ceremony - last post played. Close shot De Gaulle and Shah of Iran saluting. Honour guard fold flag - presented to Jackie. Eternal flame lit - cu coffin and flame.

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