• Short Summary

    Bride, groom and Royal Family arrive at Westminster Abbey for wedding.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material.

    Wedding of Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) and Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh), London.

    Various shots bridesmaids alighting from cars and walking into Abbey. Various shots Queen Mary arriving at Abbey. L/S s other members of the Royal Family arriving and entering Westminster Abbey - including page boys (sons of Duke Gloucester). The Irish Coach carrying King George VI and the Princess arriving at the Abbey (to sound of National Anthem).

    Various shots Members of Parliament with their wives walking from the House of Commons, through a courtyard of St. Margarets, en route to the Abbey, police check their passes. Various shots Prince Philip with his best man, the Marquess of Milford Haven (aka Marquis Milfordhaven) arriving at courtyard and walking past camera. They are welcomed by clergy and enter side entrance of Abbey (these shots not v. good - too dark). C/U Royal coat of arms. L/S scene outside the Abbey during the service.

    Date given on old record is 20/11/1947.

    Note: for search purposes Marquess Milford Haven, or Marquis Milfordhaven.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2246.13
    Media URN:
    64962
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:05:00 / 01:35:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 2050 B

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