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  • Short Summary

    French circus performers go to their wedding on an elephant.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Bordeaux, France.

    Bride, Josette Bugloine and groom, Roland Prin sitting on elephant. Close up shot of couple riding away on elephant. Police pushing back crowd. Side view of bride and groom on elephant followed by other elephants. Close up shot of trunk of elephant holding tail of one in front. Bride and groom riding past crowds. Angle shot, bride and groom on elephant, pan up the building. Crowds looking on, circus man with camel seen. Bride and groom walking towards camera. Side view, pan with bride and groom as they walk into building. Pan, small circus clowns holding bride's train. Crowd watching. Pan, bride and groom sitting on bonnet of car as it rides slowly through crowds. Lions entering cage. Several shots of bride and groom entering lion's cage. Lion in cage jumps on pedestal and roars. Shot between two lions - wedding ceremony in progress. Lion on pedestal roars. Priest looking rather nervous. Bride and groom waving to audience from the cage.

    Possibly connected with 48/44 - MD.

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    Film ID:
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    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:53:00 / 01:23:14:00
    UNSO Reel 027 K

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