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  • Short Summary

    Various material surrounding the Wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    France.

    Aerial views over city, possibly Paris. Aerials over large river basin.

    Shots of one of the guests at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Aerial views of the Chateau De Cande near Monts - venue for the Wedding.

    Various views of the Chateau and its grounds. French police patrol the grounds. Shots of photographers and newsreel cameramen taking pictures of the Chateau with long lenses. More shots of the building.

    Shots of a car. Shots of building (I think this is the small hotel where Wallis stayed before the wedding). Mrs Simpson leaves the hotel and we follow her journey to the Chateau. Press men gather outside the gates. Unidentified man talking to press in Monts. Views around town. Travel shots from car along road. More shots of the car carrying the Duchess to be. Different angle of Mrs Simpson leaving her hotel. Car travels along road.

    N.B. Duke of Windsor was formerly Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, then King Edward VIII. Duchess of Windsor was the former Mrs Wallis Simpson. Wedding took place in June 1937.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    552.14
    Media URN:
    58455
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:42:00 / 02:00:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 92 A

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