• Short Summary

    Couple in Sydney get married under Gretna Green conditions - blacksmiths shop, anvil and all.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'Gretna Green' Wedding In Australia".

    Sydney, Australia

    MS of sign reading "Ye Olde Blacksmith".

    VS of open air wedding in Sydney in a mock up of the Gretna Green smithy shop, the priest wears a blacksmiths apron but otherwise the wedding is quite normal with the bride in long white dress etc. - sync sound of wedding service.

    MS of bride and groom kissing. They sign the register on a blacksmith's anvil.

    MS the bride and groom stand on a balcony and she throws her bouquet to the crowd below.

    N.B. Gretna Green is a traditional place for people to elope to in order to get married.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1039.36
    Media URN:
    20661
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:21:00 / 01:41:37:00
    Canister:
    40/25

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