The Marconi Wedding 1927

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Item title reads: "The Marconi Wedding. Senator Marconi weds beautiful young Countess Maria Bezzi Scala."

Rome, Italy

M/S of the lovely bride in a beautiful 20's dress and long veil. The bridesmaids wear bonnets and the groom has a silk top hat.

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Cataloguer:
Margaret
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
33134
Sort Number:
G 1408
Time in/Out:
01:39:44:00 / 01:40:34:00
Canister:
G 1408
Film ID:
686.24
Issue Date:
20/06/1927

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  • Despite the title card, "Countess Maria Bezzi Scala" should read Countess Maria Bezzi-Scali.

    "Marconi" is Guglielmo Marconi.

    The wedding took place on 15 June 1927. The location for the wedding was the Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli, in Rome.

    The man in robes, seen from 00:11 onwards, is Cardinal Evarido Lucidi, who conducted the wedding ceremony.

    jamied 8th Feb 2013

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