Double Gypsy Wedding 1938

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    Item title reads - Double gypsy wedding at Baildon.

    Yorkshire.

    L/S of a parade of Romany gypsies. M/S of ladies sat in a gypsy caravan with their children. M/S as some ride through on horses. M/S of the two couples kneeling on a platform outdoors, a band plays in the background. King Petulengro cuts the hand of Mariano who flinches, he goes to the next bride, Maralene, and cuts her hand, then he goes back and cuts both grooms, Tony and Nathaniel. He mixes the blood of the bride with her respective husband. M/S as their wrists are bound together.

    L/S of the crowds watching whilst he announces they are married. M/S of the couples kissing. M/S as they hold hands and jump over fire. Various shots of gypsies dancing on stage as part of the festivities.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    17861
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    979.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:37:00 / 01:13:03:00
    Canister:
    38/70
    Sort Number:
    38/070
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    Yorkshire Romanies Big Fat Gypsy Clips Simple or Cheap Wedding
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