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  • Short Summary

    Two Jamaican bridal couples on the steps of Brixton Registry Office, street scenes of shoppers in Brixton, mixed race couples at home having tea and shopping for furniture.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.


    LS Bride (Miss Joyce Lucene Thorpe) and Groom (Joseph Nathaniel Barrett) at top of steps of the District Register Office in Brixton, south London. Various shots, couple having their photograph taken. MS Guest taking photograph. LS Bride and groom get into car.

    LS A second wedding group (Bride Miss Catherine Douglas, and Groom Irving Clarke) standing outside Brixton Registry Office, bride having her veil arranged. CU Bride and Groom posing for photographs. (3 shots). Various shots Bridal group. CU Bride's face, pan down to wedding ring.

    Various shots in the Brixton area including the entrance to Brixton Market showing Jamaicans and English people shopping. LS Group of men standing on the corner of Railton Road and Coldharbour Lane. Various shots of people on the streets.

    Various shots, at home with Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell and their baby Gregory, having tea.

    Various shots Mr. Dimsdale of Jamaica and English woman, Gerda Yaann, walking down street, and looking in furniture shop.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 19/08/1956. Some material of Brixton street scenes possibly used in newsreel story called "Our Jamaican Problem" - 55/5.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:32:00 / 01:55:41:00
    UN 2882 F

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