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Title:FRANZ JOSEF'S FUNERAL PART 1 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:IWM 1041a
Summary: Hungarian film of the funeral procession of Emperor Franz Josef of Austria-Hungary through Vienna, 30th November 1916.
Description: The procession, led by priests with lighted candles, files down the steps of the Hofburg followed by the coffin and an escort of Hungarian Life Guards on foot. The coffin is loaded into a hearse. The procession moves out of the palace grounds, with an escort of guards and other soldiers. They include the Austrian Life Guard (the 'Arcièren Leibgarde'), No 1 Infantry Regiment, and No 18 Dragoons.
Production Details: Sascha Film (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Franz Josef I, Emperor of Austria-Hungary (person)
Austro-Hungarian Army, Hungarian Life Guard (regiment/service)
Austro-Hungarian Army, Arcieren Leibgarde (regiment/service)
Austro-Hungarian Army, 1 Infantry Regiment (regiment/service)
Austro-Hungarian Army, 18 Dragoon Regiment (regiment/service)
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 406 ft; Running time: 7 mins
Notes: Summary: note that the three separate films on this reel follow each other without a break, which may be confusing to watch
Technical: this film is currently held on the same reel as films IWM 1041b-c, the can is marked as IWM 1041