Fareham - Four Foot One Marries Five Foot… 1938

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    Fareham, Hampshire.

    Various shots of jockey Arthur Jefferies (4' 1") and Miss Frances Sargant / Sargeant (5' 10") arriving at a registry office for their wedding ceremony. A small crowd of people wait outside. After the service, the newlyweds appear on the steps of the building and pose for the camera, with Arthur looking up at Frances. The car carrying the couple drives off as commentator remarks "Moral... it's better to have loved a short girl than never to have loved a tall" (groan).

    Note: commentary refers to the couple as coming from Amersham, but titles state location of events as Fareham.

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    British Pathé
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    01:37:22:00 / 01:37:53:00
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