• Short Summary

    An Italian Couple and their Priest do a Parachute jump before their Wedding.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Turin. Letting Them Down Lightly".

    Turin, Italy. Parachute Wedding.

    CU Bianca Cappone being helped on with her parachute. CU Alberto de Cristoforo being helped on with his chute. SV Bride and groom bother wearing their parachutes standing either side of the priest. Bride and groom shaking hands.

    LV Crowd shot. LV Panning shot of the plane taxiing out with the three on board waving as it goes into back view. CU Commentator in the crowd.

    LV Priest coming down on his parachute being the first one to jump. LV Crowds gathering round him on the ground after he has landed. LV Bride descending and kicking as she comes down. CU Girl looking through binoculars. LV Bridegroom descending and landing behind crowd.

    SV Bride and groom hugging one another after the landing. GV People gathered outside church. SV The couple now married walking from the church.

    (F.G.) (Orig. E)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1537.02
    Media URN:
    49493
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:37:00 / 01:03:31:00
    Canister:
    58/55

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