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  • Short Summary

    Wedding of Lady Provost, daughter of Lord Provost Sir William High, in Dundee.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'Dundee - Lady Provost Weds - The Wedding of Miss Winifred High, daughter of Lord Provost Sir William High.'

    Dundee, Scotland - 1920s?

    Bride stepping out of car; holding large bouquet of lilies. Jostling crowd held back w/ difficulty by line of policemen. Two women rush by, carrying babies (?) in their arms. Procession of wedding party through churchyard. Cute children in party. Some of guests wear latest 1920s fashions. More of crowd control; police - they all look like they're having fun! Working & middle-class obsession w/ the doings of the upper class. Local celebrities. Brief CU Lord Provost.

    The poor bridegroom doesn't even get a mention! SL.

    Ceremonies.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2424.02
    Media URN:
    76700
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:32:00 / 01:11:27:00
    Canister:
    ON 343 A

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  1. jamied says

    "Dundee, Scotland - 1920s?" - yes, the wedding took place on 28 October 1929, at St Mary's Church in Dundee.

    "The poor bridegroom doesn't even get a mention! " - the groom was Munro Stevenson.

    The two train-bearers seen are Margaret Carmichael Petrie and Robin Taylor.

    The two bridesmaids seen are Christina High and Christine Watson.

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