• Short Summary

    A double gypsy wedding ceremony is performed by King Petulengro at Baildon, Yorkshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Double gypsy wedding at Baildon.

    Yorkshire.

    L/S of a parade of Romany gypsies. M/S of ladies sat in a gypsy caravan with their children. M/S as some ride through on horses. M/S of the two couples kneeling on a platform outdoors, a band plays in the background. King Petulengro cuts the hand of Mariano who flinches, he goes to the next bride, Maralene, and cuts her hand, then he goes back and cuts both grooms, Tony and Nathaniel. He mixes the blood of the bride with her respective husband. M/S as their wrists are bound together.

    L/S of the crowds watching whilst he announces they are married. M/S of the couples kissing. M/S as they hold hands and jump over fire. Various shots of gypsies dancing on stage as part of the festivities.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    979.13
    Media URN:
    17861
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:37:00 / 01:13:03:00
    Canister:
    38/70

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