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Funeral Of Eva Peron (1952)

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Unissued / Unused material - Argentine titles. Buenos Aires, Argentina. Various shots of massive parade in the streets for the funeral of Eva (Evita) Peron. Huge crowds watch from the footpaths. A huge picture of Evita is hung from a buildings. After the military parade come ordinary people. Includes shots of vehicles from the Foundation Eva Peron. The coffin passes a major civic building which is covered with floral wreaths. Various travel shots along massive queue of people waiting to pay their respects. Posters of Evita and Juan Peron are in evidence. Lots of men in uniform are wandering the streets. Various shots of family mourners around coffin. Night time firelight parade. More shots of the masses of flowers. Various shots of huge crowds. More shots of funeral parade. Juan Peron walks with others behind the coffin. People standing on balconies throw flowers onto parade. Several placards refer to the CGT and some shots of building. VS of parade at military college - possibly a military college named after Eva. Various shots around Buenos Aires. MS of Peron getting into car. VS of Peron at home with dogs. He wears a black arm band in mourning. VS of doves flying around square looked over by picture of Eva Peron. Colour is slightly faded - but considering the date and the event well worth looking at. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:3363.01