• Short Summary

    Crowds gathered at St. Martin's in the Field Church in London on Saturday (Sept. 19)?

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    1.
    GV St. Martins in the Field Church
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    2.
    SV Bridegroom arrives
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    3.
    SV PAN Bridesmaids enter church
    0.21

    4.
    SV Bride and father enter church (3 shots)
    0.35

    5.
    SV INT Bride walks to altar with father
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    SV Bride and father arrive at altar and join groom
    0.48

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    GV Congregation
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    TV & CU During ceremony
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    9.
    SV Photographers outside church
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    10.
    SV Couple walk out & CU and into car and away (5 shots)
    1.18

    11.
    CU Wedding cake
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    12.
    SV Couple cutting cake (3 shots)
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    13.
    SV PAN FROM Bishop of Northern Nigeria to Sir Arthur Richard former Governor of Nigeria.
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    14.
    SV Couple kissing.
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Crowds gathered at St. Martin's in the Field Church in London on Saturday (Sept. 19) to watch Nigerian Princess Adebisi Abetutu wed Prince Adedipi Odukaya.

    The Prince is the son of H.H. Olugboyega II, the Oluwu of Owu-Ijebu.

    The Reverend Hugh Maddox performed the ceremony.

    At the reception after the wedding, the royal couple included among their guests the Bishop of Northern Nigeria, and Sir Arthur Richard, Governor of Nigeria from 1942-48.

    SYNOPSIS: At Saint Martin's in the Field Church in London on Saturday, took place a typically English wedding for a royal couple. The bridegroom, Nigerian Prince Adedipi Odukaya arrived before his bride.

    Nigerian Princess Adebisi Abetutu was accompanied by her father, who gave her away to the Prince. Prince Adedipi Odukaya is the son of H.H. Olugboyega II, the Oluwu of Owu-Ijebu.

    Crowds gathered at the church to witness the colourful ceremony performed by the Reverend Hugh Maddox. The marriage was described as Nigeria's "Wedding of the Year".

    At the reception after the ceremony, the bride and groom cut the traditional wedding cake. Their guests included the Bishop of Northern Nigeria, and Sir Arthur Richard, Governor of Nigeria from 1942-48.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4PYGF67QLBZDIK74GHTL1B690
    Media URN:
    VLVA4PYGF67QLBZDIK74GHTL1B690
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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