• Short Summary

    Wedding of Shah of Persia to Soroya Esfandiari.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Wedding of the Shah of Persia

    IRAN: Tehran:
    EXT
    Military bodyguard lined up
    Wedding guests arrive at Marble Palace for wedding
    British Ambassador to Iran, Sir Francis Shepard, arriving
    Sultan Mahommed Shah, Aga Khan III arriving with the begum Aga Khan (Yvette Blanche Labrousse)
    Bridegroom, Shah of Persia, arrives in uniform
    Bride, Soraya Esfandiari (who becomes Princess Soraya) arrives

    INT
    Shah and bride signing marriage register

    Bride and bridegroom welcoming guests at their reception in Hall of Mirrors (Empress has difficulty in walking due to weight of dress)

    EXT/NIGHT
    Firework display in garden ends reception
    Shah and Princess Soraya with guests

    FIREWORKS. Fireworks display ends reception at wedding of Shah of Persia in Teheran to Soraya mingling with guests in garden

    KEYWORDS: SHAHPUR MOHAMMED RIZA / SORAYA PRINCESS (Nee Esfandiari) /
    Rites of Passage / Royalty / Mohammed Riza Pahlavi, Shah of Persia (1941-79)
    Background: Wedding of Shah of Persia to Soroya Esfandiari.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACJTT09BG60S0YPLQR486R4XIW
    Media URN:
    VLVACJTT09BG60S0YPLQR486R4XIW
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1951
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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