• Short Summary

    Doreen Tuff and Stanley Frad of Royal Marines having traditional Holy Island wedding.

  • Description

    Part of issue TAKE YOUR CHOICE.

    Holy Island, off Northumberland coast.

    L/S of island. Various shots of ruins of priory on island. L/S of church. Various shots of marriage of local girl Doreen Tuff and Stanley Frad of Royal Marines. The couple have a traditional Holy Island wedding: the bride is given a horseshoe on leaving church, she them jumps over petting stone, Stanley must pay toll to oldest inhabitant, guns are fired above the bride and groom's head, Stanley throws money to village children and a plate of cake is broken over bride's head (ouch!). Good shot of couple kissing, Stanley is wearing his uniform. M/S of wedding car driving off through sea, a "Just Married" sign is attached to bumper.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1562.27
    Media URN:
    50168
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:30:00 / 01:46:56:00
    Canister:
    NSP 375

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