Description: AUGUST 19, 1972 APPROXIMATELY 100 FEET OF COLOR 16MM FILM. RUN TIME: 3:00 FOOTAGE OF A LARGE, DANCING CROWD ON N. CLAIBORNE AVENUE, WITH THE INTERSTATE VISIBLE OVERHEAD. MANY PARTICIPANTS WAVE UMBRELLAS WHILE THEY SECOND LINE DANCE WITH A BRASS BAND. THE JAZZ FUNERAL IS FOR EDDIE DAWSON, A STRING BASS PLAYER, BORN IN NEW ORLEANS IN 1884 AND WHO DIED AUGUST 12, 1972. ALSO ON THIS REEL IS FOOTAGE INSIDE A CHURCH THAT SHOWS A GREIVING YOUNG MAN BEING ESCORTED ALONG THE AISLE; HE FALLS TO THE FLOOR AND IS PICKED UP AND CARRIED. REEL ENDS WITH FOOTAGE OF DOC PAULIN AND SOME OF HIS BAND PERFORMING WHILE A CASKET IS BROUGHT OUT OF A CHURCH AND CARRIED ON THE STREET.
Keywords: marching band
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