• Short Summary

    CROWDS OF ADMIRERS, JOURNALISTS AND CAMERAMEN STRUGGLED OUTSIDE THE TOWN HALL OF THE FASHIONABLE PARIS SIXTEENTH DISTRICT TODAY (SATURDAY) FOR THE MARRIAGE OF POP SINGER PAUL ANKA AND BLONDE MODEL ANNE DE ZOGHEB.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN DOWN CROWDS OUTSIDE TOWN HALL.
    0.05

    2.
    LV DITTO.
    0.08

    3.
    SV INT.ANKA AND WIFE SEATED.
    0.18

    4.
    CU DITTO.
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    5.
    SV. CAMERAMEN.
    0.24

    6.
    CU ANKA AND WIFE.
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    7.
    SV. CAMERAMEN.
    0.30

    8.
    STV CROWD AROUND AS COUPLE LEAVE BUILDING.
    0.35

    9.
    RV CAR LEAVES.
    0.40



    Initials KC/V/MR/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: CROWDS OF ADMIRERS, JOURNALISTS AND CAMERAMEN STRUGGLED OUTSIDE THE TOWN HALL OF THE FASHIONABLE PARIS SIXTEENTH DISTRICT TODAY (SATURDAY) FOR THE MARRIAGE OF POP SINGER PAUL ANKA AND BLONDE MODEL ANNE DE ZOGHEB.

    PAUL ANKA, AGED 21, ROCKETED TO FAME ALMOST OVERNIGHT WITH HIS 1957 SONG HIT, "DIANA" WHEN HE WAS ONLY 16.HE FIRST MET ANNE IN NEW YORK 18 MONTHS AGO.ANNE, WHO IS 20, IS THE DAUGHTER OF A LEBANESE BUSINESSMAN AND AN ENGLISH MOTHER, AND SHE SPENT HER CHILDHOOD IN EGYPT BEFORE HER FAMILY SETTLED IN FRANCE AFTER THE 1952 EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION.

    AS CROWDS WAITED OUTSIDE THE TOWN HALL, ONLY MEMBERS OF THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY WERE PRESENT.WHEN PAUL ANKA AND HIS YOUNG BRIDGE CAME OUT, THE CROWDS SURGED FORWARD AND CAMERAMEN FOUGHT FOR POSITIONS.

    LATER THEY DROVE TO THE AIRPORT, WHERE THEY WERE MARRIED IN A RELIGIOUS CEREMONY AT THE AIRPORT'S NON-DENOMINATION CHAPEL.THEY WERE MARRIED ACCORDING TO THE RITES OF THE GREEK CATHOLIC CHURCH IN A 35-MINUTE CEREMONY CONDUCTED IN ARABIC.

    THEY HAD TO RUN TO CATCH THE PLANE.THE VENUE FOR THE HONEYMOON WAS BEING KEPT A "CLOSE SECRET" -- EXCEPT THAT IT WAS SOMEWHERE IN SWITZERLAND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2X5HFYBSO4ZZAM9PAJKQVDFSS
    Media URN:
    VLVA2X5HFYBSO4ZZAM9PAJKQVDFSS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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