• Short Summary

    Servicemen and women hold a double wedding at All Saints church in Tooting Bec, London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Double wedding.

    Tooting Bec, London.

    M/S of the two brides, leading aircraft women Henderson and Hobbs at work in balloon centre. M/S of their grooms - engineers Gibblin and Hay, they are all in uniform. The brides emerge in their wedding dresses, and friends put the finishing touches to their make-up. M/S as the two couples emerge from All Saints church after the wedding and everyone throws confetti. Their car is pulled down the street. They walk past a barrage balloon as they are having their reception at the balloon site. M/S's as the two couples kiss.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1356.15
    Media URN:
    44629
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:42:00 / 01:34:59:00
    Canister:
    44/34

Comments (1)

  1. richgiblin says

    Gladys Hobbs and Arthur Giblin (spelt 'GIBLIN') are my Nan & Grandad. Got this on VHS but haven't seen it for a long time.

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