• Short Summary

    IN TANGIER ON SUNDAY, 20-YEAR-OLD MISS MAUD RICHARDS, OF THE ENGLISH TOWN OF WOLVERHAMPTON, MARRIED HER MOROCCAN SWEETHEART, MUSTAPHA MENEBHI, THE GRANDSON OF A GRAND VIZIER.

  • Description

    IN TANGIER ON SUNDAY, 20-YEAR-OLD MISS MAUD RICHARDS, OF THE ENGLISH TOWN OF WOLVERHAMPTON, MARRIED HER MOROCCAN SWEETHEART, MUSTAPHA MENEBHI, THE GRANDSON OF A GRAND VIZIER. THE WEDDING TOOK PLACE IN A MAGNIFICENT SETTING WHICH COULD HAVE COME FROM THE PAGES OF THE ARABIAN NIGHTS.

    MORE THAN 1,000 GUESTS WERE INVITED TO THE WEDDING CELEBRATIONS AT THE HOME OF THE GROOM'S PARENTS IN TANGIER. THEIR HOME, A 400-ROOMED WHITE WALLED PALACE STANDS ON A HILLTOP OVERLOOKING TANGIER'S CASBAH.

    MUSTAPHA MENEBHI'S FATHER, KHALIFA JAFFAR MENEBHI, IS THE DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF TANGIER. THE GROOM'S GRANDFATHER, SIR MEHDI EL MENEBHI, WAS A GRAND VIZIER AND WAR MINISTER OF MOROCCO.

    THE WEDDING FEAST STARTED EARLY IN THE EVENING AND CONTINUED WELL INTO THE EARLY HOURS OF THE NEXT DAY. THE CELEBRATIONS FEATURED ACROBATS, DANCERS AND MUSICIANS.

    THERE WERE THREE WEDDING CAKES, TWO IN THE MOROCCAN STYLE, AND ONE WHICH WAS MADE IN ENGLAND.

    THE WEDDING RECEPTION WAS ONLY ONE OF THE THREE CELEBRATIONS TO MARK THE MARRIAGE. A SECOND WAS HELD YESTERDAY (MONDAY) AND A THIRD, RESERVED FOR MENFOLK, WAS TO BE HELD TODAY.

    THE COUPLE WILL MAKE THEIR HOME IN A SEVEN-ROOMED VILLA - A WEDDING GIFT FROM THE BRIDE'S PARENTS - IN TANGIER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9XNEHOB9X0I6MP77QP5RJ0MOX
    Media URN:
    VLVA9XNEHOB9X0I6MP77QP5RJ0MOX
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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