• Short Summary

    The wedding of Barbara Hutton and Porfirio Rubirosa.

  • Description

    New York, United States of America.

    SV The bridegroom Porfirio Rubirosa arriving at Pierre Hotel. CU Rubi. A.S. Hotel. CU Name "Hotel Pierre" SV Int. Wedding ceremony in progress. SV Bride and groom pan to Dominion Consul-General. SCU Bride and groom, bride looking very very sad. SV Consul General. SV Barbara Hutton seated signing register. CU Barbara Hutton signing register. SV Groom kisses bride. CU Bride kisses groom.

    Note: narrator calls Rubirosa a "playboy" and points out that both the bride and groom have been married several times. A "certain Miss Gabor" is mentioned as sporting a black eye because of this marriage - Zsa Zsa Gabor presumably.

    (Dupe Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    134.05
    Media URN:
    29086
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:21:00 / 01:27:14:00
    Canister:
    54/2

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The wedding took place on 30 December 1953.

    "Dominion Consul-General" should read Dominican Consul-General, his name is Joaquin Salazar.

    The couple divorced less than 3 months later.

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