• Short Summary

    Wedding of Miss Margaret Whigham and Charles Sweeny in London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Brilliant Society Wedding. Brompton Oratory besieged, to see Miss Margaret Whigham - a radiant bride, who had nine beautiful bridesmaids - married to Charles Sweeney [sic]."

    Brompton Oratory, Kensington, London.

    Large crowds gather as bride and groom walk out from end of covered walkway. MS of couple after their wedding. Crowds part as the couple walk off. Shots of them as they walk towards camera. Photographers move out of the way. The couple climb into their car which moves off through the crowds. Bridesmaid leave the Brompton Oratory and pose for the cameras.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    697.41
    Media URN:
    6013
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1933
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:17:00 / 01:58:53:00
    Canister:
    33/16

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The wedding took place on 21 February 1933.

    The title card spells the groom's name incorrectly, (it should be Sweeny), and it is therefore wrong in body text and tags. That fact confirmed here, as well as in many other sources.....

    www.independent.co.uk/news/peopl
    e/obituary-margaret-duchess-of-argyl
    l-1487856.html

  2. British Pathé says

    I hope he wasn't too disappointed when he saw it!

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