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    Item title reads - Famous boxer's wedding. Jack Petersen marries Miss Betty Williams at Marshfield.

    near Cardiff, Wales.

    L/S of Old World Church, M/S of the large crowds gathered along the road beside it sheltering under umbrellas. M/S as a car draws up and boxer Jack Petersen steps out looking dapper in top hat and tails, he waves and smiles.

    M/S as the bridesmaids get out of their car and walk into the churchyard. M/S as Betty Williams gets out of the car with her father. Various shots as they walk into the churchyard. M/S of ladies watching her. M/S as someone holds up sticks as Guard of Honour. M/S of the couple walking down the churchyard together. M/S of the guests. M/S as the couple leave in their car and she waves out of the window. M/S as their car makes its way slowly down the lane past the large crowds which have gathered.

    They get out of the car at the club where they are having their reception and enter. M/S of them on the steps afterwards surrounded by people. Jack says it's the happiest day of his life and Betty looks shyly down into her bouquet. M/S of them on the steps with their guests. Jack says "can you tell my heart's beating?" and everyone laughs.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:42:00 / 01:26:28:00
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Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Betty" is Annie Elizabeth "Betty" Williams.

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