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Reference number: 0874

Date: 1937*

Director: [filmed by Ernest Bromberg for the Newscine, Aberdeen]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.59 mins

Description: The funeral procession and the "last farewell " played by a piper at the graveside of a priest [unidentified].

Cataloguer's note: The film stock date of 1937* suggests that this may be the funeral of Rev. John Conlon, founder and rector of the church of St. Theresa of Lisieux, Possilpark, Glasgow (?)

Shotlist: shots of funeral procession on snowy day led by pipe band, followed by youth organisations and others, passing Smith Fullerton Ltd. works on Lochburn Road, Maryhill, Glasgow - men and boys passing wearing white sashes - shots of procession passing under canal bridge and past gates of Western Necropolis at Lambhill - c/u shots of procession leaders walking (2.05) procession enters St. Kentigern's Cemetery at Lambhill, snow falling, pipe band playing - procession marches past - high shots of crowd gathered round grave, pipers playing - still portrait shot of priest - Eternal rest give unto him O Lord and let perpetual Light shine upon him. May he Rest in Peace. - THE END (5.59)