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Title: FUNERAL OF THE GREAT LAFAYETTE, EDINBURGH
Reference number: 1620
Production company: [ B.B. attributed to Bennell's Brilliants]
Running time: 2.00 mins
Funeral of the Great Lafayette at Piershill Cemetery, Edinburgh. A brass band leads the funeral procession behind the horse- drawn hearse. May 14, 1911.
See also ref. 1607
See info file for contemporary newspaper accounts of the fire.
Lafayette's real name was Sigmund Neuberger. Cameraman information supplied by grand-daughter of Bryant, 2008. Bryant also worked for Gaumont and later Fox.
B.B. [possibly Bennell of Glasgow's BB Pictures]
[camera attributed Albert Bryant]
Shotlist: credits (.06) shots as horse-drawn wagon enters the gates of Piershill Cemetery, Edinburgh, with floral tribute. c/u of the floral arrangement with legend "The Last Act" (.17) a brass band leads the funeral procession through the gates of the cemetery. Brief shot of approaching hearse (.59) [Incomplete]
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