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    EIGHTY-FOUR CHINESE WED AT ONE CEREMONY Mass wedding in Chungking 'sentences' forty-two happy couples for life

    Mass marriage ceremony in Chungking

  • Description

    CHINA: Chungking:

    GTV pan up showing mass crowd gathered.SV toward brides in procession looking very doleful. SV bridegrooms towards looking very doleful. SV brides towards pan up to picture of Dr. Sun Yat Son on platform. SCU three members of British Mission at ceremony. STV mass crowd. Semi side view brides seated with bridegrooms seated behind. SCU side view pan brides seated. STV Military band playing "Here comes the Bride" an to crowd. SV bridegrooms walking along line of paper rose leaves pan to brides walking along line of paper rose leaves. CU brides feet walking on paper rose leaves. CU picture of Dr. Sun Yat Son, pan down to bride and groom bowing on platform. Semi side view bridegroom receiving marriage certificate from Mayor of Chungking. SV crowd. SCU bride and groom walking away from platform.

    Rites of Passage; China; Celebrations - Marriage
    Background: EIGHTY-FOUR CHINESE WED AT ONE CEREMONY Mass wedding in Chungking 'sentences' forty-two happy couples for life

    Mass marriage ceremony in Chungking

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3RE9YZS3RTKHZRT8RXH0HCJTG
    Media URN:
    VLVA3RE9YZS3RTKHZRT8RXH0HCJTG
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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