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  • Short Summary

    Wedding ceremony of Mohammed V and brothers, sons of Moulay Youssef, Sultan of Morocco.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Like a glimpse from the Arabian Nights. Concealed in curtained chairs, the brides of the Sultan's heir and his 2 brothers journey to the Palace for their wedding. The bridegrooms with shrouded faces (according to custom) await their coming".


    L/S of crowds of traditionally dressed Moroccans gathered in a large square in front of a palace. Top shot of curtained chairs being carried through Medina (narrow streets of old town), crowds follow, including band of musicians. M/S of group of women in veils sitting on ground. Some play drums or tambourines. More shots of curtained chairs being carried past crowds.

    Intertitle reads: "The Bridegrooms with shrouded faces (according to custom) await their coming".

    C/U of three Princes on horseback, their faces are covered by hoods of cloaks. M/S of crowd of men surrounding Princes, in foreground sit women in veils.

    Note: Sultan of Morocco is Moulay Youssef, the heir to throne is Mohammed V, the names of the other Princes are unknown. AH 2001.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:14:00 / 01:24:32:00
    G 1347

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